Applications being accepted for APSE scholarships Feb. 10, 2010
The evidence is Johanna Huybers of the Reno Gazette-Journal, one of our original scholarship winners in 2008, who will serve on a judging panel next month in Orlando. That’s the way it should work.
APSE will again award four $1,500 scholarships to collegiate journalists.
Here’s the official information, which has been passed along to as many journalism schools as possible. Editors should pass it along to their local colleges too.
The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarship for collegiate sports journalists.
APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible for the scholarship which will awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four
different regions of the United States.
The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe. The committee includes editors from all sections of the United States. Deadline is June 1.
Please include the following information in letters of application:
– Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.
– Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.
– Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regard to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.
– Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited).
Mail information to:
c/o Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor
135 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02205-2845