Scholarships in Journalism, Visual

Dr. Larry Horney Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior from New Castle High School who will attend an accredited four-year college or university majoring in communications, education or journalism. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

The Mary H. Craig Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a college junior or senior at Franklin College who is majoring in journalism full-time and graduated from an Indiana high school. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Doell Family Scholarship

Award: $2,165, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan County high school who plans to major in journalism or music. Financial need and potential/scholastic ability required to be demonstrated.

Elizabeth Sounder Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 7

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Adams Central High School who will pursue post-secondary education in the field of education or journalism.

Bennie Raine Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Moore High School who will major in english or journalism. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Joe Holstead Gridiron Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in Texas or a resident of Texas pursuing a degree in broadcast journalism. Minimum 2.25 GPA required.

Staley and Beverly McBrayer Gridiron Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in Texas or a resident of Texas pursuing a degree in journalism. Minimum 2.25 GPA required. Preference to applicant who demonstrates excellence in student media or as a professional intern.

Samsung Electronics Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be Korean-American and be enrolled as a full time student majoring in asian studies or journalism. Selection is based upon financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service.

John Krikorian Journalism Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 7

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Los Angeles area high school who will major in business, journalism, marketing, or publishing.

Lisa Bjork Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Jupiter High School, or a Palm Beach or Martin County, FL high school who will pursue a career in communications or journalism. Essay is required.

Gina Auditore Boner Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Palm Beach or Martin County, FL high school who will major in advertising, graphic design, journalism or marketing. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Christopher W. Keyser Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the United States with an interest in the legal or criminal justice fields. Applicant must be actively pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of study: communications, criminal justice, English, history, journalism, political science, or pre-law studies. Essay required.

Career Journalism Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 5

Applicant must be a high school senior in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, or Citrus counties in West Central Florida who is pursuing a media/journalism career. Essay, letter, website OR portfolio, and three letters of recommendation required.

NPPF Television News Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 6

Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a four-year college or university, provide a portfolio and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also have courses in TV news photojournalism and continue in this program towards a bachelor's degree. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.

AGCO Corporation FFA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must have one of the following undergraduate majors: agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, agriculture power and equipment or welding. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board. Students must show financial need and evidence of community service participation.

Wilson W. Carnes Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Reid Blackburn Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 6

Applicants must have completed one year at a full-time four-year college or university, provide a portfolio, demonstrate financial need and must have courses in photojournalism and have at least half a year of undergraduate study left. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.

Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: April 6

Applicants must U.S. citizens and Michigan residents and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 for graduate students). They must maintain full-time status. Special consideration is given to students majoring in mass communications, political science and related fields, those enrolled or planning to attend institutions that contribute to the Arab American Scholarship Fund and those who did not receive the scholarship in the preceding year.

E. Lanier (Lanny) Finch Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be Georgia residents and full-time students at an accredited college or university. Students must be rising juniors or seniors pursuing degrees in some aspect of the broadcasting industry. Selection is based on scholastic records, extracurricular activities, community involvement and leadership potential.

Kit C. King Graduate Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 6

Applicants must provide a portfolio, be pursuing an advanced degree in journalism with an emphasis in photojournalism and demonstrate financial need. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.

Still Photographer Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 6

Applicants must have completed one year in a full-time four-year college or university with courses in photojournalism, provide a portfolio and demonstrate financial need. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.