Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships 2023

Journalism Education Association

Journalism Teacher Scholarships: Each recipient must be a college junior, senior or master’s degree student in a program designed to prepare him/her for teaching at the secondary-school level.

Current secondary-school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills also are eligible.

  • Category: Bachelor, Master
  • Amount/value: $1000
  • Application deadline: 15 July 2023


Each recipient must complete the application and include the following:

• A 250-word essay explaining his/her desire to teach high school journalism.

• The answers to the three questions at the bottom of the application form.

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• Two recommendation letters, preferably from those who have firsthand knowledge of his/her work with student journalists, and College transcript(s) showing academic standing.

• A committee of teachers and university personnel involved in journalism teacher education will make the selection.

• Scholarships will be awarded by early September. An announcement of the winners will be made on the JEA website and at the Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention.

• The scholarship check is sent to the student’s college or university account after the winners are announced.


The Journalism Education Association sponsors up to two $1,000 scholarships for education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism.


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