COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS
2023 PABJ MULTIMEDIA SCHOLARSHIP CHALLENGE
•Must currently have a minimum of 12 credits
• All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
• Must provide official transcript
• All applicants must submit a minimum of 2 examples of your work.
• Applicants must have a letter of recommendation from a journalism or media professor.
• All applicants must submit a 1,200 word essay
WHAT TO SUBMIT
All College Students
A typed & double spaced 1,200 word essay addressing the following:
• Why do you want to pursue journalism as a career? Where do you see yourself in five (5) years?
1. Deadline for ALL submissions: September 30, 2023
2. Winners announced: October 16, 2023
3. Awards & Scholarship Gala: Saturday, November 11, 2023
* Scholarship winners must be present at the November Awards & Scholarship Gala to receive their scholarship award*
Please email your essays, contact info, and other information/questions to Scholarship Committee Chair, Charlene Horne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Undergrad / Full-Time
Two $2,500 Scholarships
The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists is offering two (2) $2,500 scholarships to Philadelphia area college students pursuing a career in journalism / multimedia arts. Those eligible for this journalism challenge must be enrolled full-time in a four-year accredited college in the Philadelphia region (Philly, South Jersey, Delaware). Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in journalism or communications (i.e. television, radio, print, new media) or in another major working toward a journalism career.
Community College / Full-Time
One $1,000 Scholarship
The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists is offering one (1) $1,000 scholarship to a Philadelphia area community college student enrolled full time in a two year accredited community college. Student must be pursuing an associate degree in journalism / multimedia arts.