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Scholarship Name: Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Los Angeles Pro Chapter (SPJLA) Ken Inouye Scholarship
Scholarship Description: Scholarship offered by the SPJLA to minority California students.
Award Amount: $1,500.00
Number of Scholarships: At least one (1) award
Application Required: Yes
Official Transcript Required: No
References and Letter of Recommendations Required: One (1) letter of recommendation
Interview Required: No
Original Essay Required: Yes
Additional Requirements and Information: 1) Must be a “student of color; ” 2) Must reside in or be enrolled at a university or college in Los Angeles, Orange or Ventura County, California (or, if applicant is enrolled in college in another state, have graduated high school in Los Angeles, Orange or Ventura County, California); 3) Must be pursuing a degree leading to a career in the field of Journalism; 4) Must have completed at least freshman year in college and have at least one (1) semester to complete in a Journalism program after the award of the scholarship; 5) Proof of enrollment or acceptance in a Journalism program required; 6) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 7) Resume required; 8) Letter of recommendation must be from a professor or instructor; 9) Cover letter required; 10) Journalism samples required.



o Guidelines

o  Scholarship funding is renewable, but renewal is not automatic. Previous winners who continue to meet eligibility requirements may apply to renew their awards.


Location: California CA
Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply): Paper application
Additional Applicant Requirements: May be an undergraduate or graduate student
Category (Select all that apply): Residency, Race, Ethnicity, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study
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Point of Contact: Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Los Angeles Pro Chapter
Attn:  Richard Saxton, Scholarship Committee Chair

Deadline:   June 15, 2019 (NLT Midnight) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).