APSE Scholarship: Application deadline is June 1 for four $1,500 scholarships for collegiate sports journalists May 6, 2015
Time is running out. The Deadline for the APSE Scholarship is June 1.
The Associated Press Sports Editors sponsors four $1,500 scholarships for collegiate sports journalists.
The goal of the scholarships is 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 and includes editors from all sections of the United States. Deadline is June 1.
Please have them include the following information in their letter 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 regards 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), using either links or PDFs.
Email information to Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe at Jtsullivan@globe.com with APSE Scholarship in subject line.
If you need to use standard mail for academic information, send to this address:
c/o Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor
135 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02205-2845