The Journalism Education Foundation of New England, a division of the New England Newspaper & Press Association, will award a number of $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and college students who plan to pursue a career in journalism. Students from Rhode Island are eligible.
This program encourages and supports the young people who aspire to staff and lead our news organizations into the next generation.
To qualify for a JEFNE Scholarship, students must be a resident of New England and be a senior in high school planning to attend college the following year or a college student studying journalism or a related field. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.3 or above.
Interested students can download the scholarship application from www.nenpa.com. The deadline for applications is Feb. 28, 2014. For further information, call NENPA at 781-320-8042.