Some interesting news on the scholarship front:
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 and includes editors from all sections of the United States.
The deadline is June 1.
The following information should be included in your letter of application:
* Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.
* Academic: A copy of collegiate grades.
* Financial: A brief rundown of your financial situation, with regards to how you plan 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
The Boston Globe
135 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02205-2845
OR email information to firstname.lastname@example.org with links or PDFs.