Scholarships in Journalism, Sports

Larry Whiteside Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 17

Applicant must be an enrolled college student who is a NABJ student member with a minimum 2.5 GPA pursuing a career in sports journalism. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to the field by working for a campus or off-campus media outlet.


Dearrel Bates Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a MAC conference high school who will pursue a bachelor's degree in journalism, sports communication, or sports management full-time. Financial need and minimum 2.5 GPA required.


Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining or be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher. Applicant must be a journalism student who enjoys covering athletics. Application, resume, cover letter, recommendation, and three to five work samples are required.