JEA: Future Administrator Scholarship

Future administrator Scholarship

Each recipient must be a current JEA member and student media adviser who is in or past their fourth year of teaching and advising. The scholarship check is sent to the student’s college/university account after the winner is announced.

  • Category: Bachelor
  • Amount/value: Varies
  • Application deadline: 15 December 2022


Each recipient must complete the application, which includes the following:

● A 250-word essay explaining his/her desire to become a secondary administrator.

● Not more than three (3) recommendation letters, preferably from those who have firsthand knowledge of his/her leadership skills and work with student journalists.

● A current resume.

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● Appropriate application or other verification of enrollment in an accredited administrative program.


The Journalism Education Association awards a $1,500 scholarship to an adviser who intends to earn a secondary administrator’s credential/license and seek a position in administration.


To apply for a Future Administrator Scholarship, fill out the online form. Applications are due Dec. 15. Recommendation letters, resume and verification of enrollment need to be in PDF format before uploading to the application form.

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