Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships

  • Bachelor, Master
  • up to
  • 15 July 2023

Each recipient must be a college junior, senior or master’s degree student in a program designed to prepare him/her for teaching at the secondary-school level. Current secondary-school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills also are eligible.


Each recipient must complete the application and include the following: • A 250-word essay explaining his/her desire to teach high school journalism. • The answers to the three questions at the bottom of the application form. • Two recommendation letters, preferably from those who have firsthand knowledge of his/her work with student journalists, and College transcript(s) showing academic standing. • A committee of teachers and university personnel involved in journalism teacher education will make the selection. • Scholarships will be awarded by early September. An announcement of the winners will be made on the JEA website and at the Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. • The scholarship check is sent to the student's college or university account after the winners are announced.

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The Journalism Education Association sponsors up to two $1,000 scholarships for education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism.


How to apply: Applications are due July 15.

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