SPJ Scholarships For Student Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists of Florida chapter is offering scholarship opportunities to Florida college students pursuing a career in journalism.

The first-place winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship; the second-place winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.   

Applicants must be a Florida resident attending, or planning to attend, a Florida college or university, be currently pursuing a career in journalism and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

To apply, students must submit a scholarship application, copy of Free Application for Federal Student Aid, college transcripts, one letter of recommendation, a 500-word essay detailing why they want to be a journalist and any other supporting documents such as resume, samples, etc.

The online application is available at spjflorida.com/scholarships/.

Deadline to apply is June 3.