The San Diego Association of Black Journalists is offering free scholarship money to local high school seniors and college students.
The group is offering four scholarships between $1,000 and $1,500 for students interested in journalism, public relations, or any other media-related field.
One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors who are interested in majoring in journalism or any media-related field at a four-year college or university.
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A $1,000 community college scholarship is available for students who are either currently enrolled or looking to attend community college, taking journalism and/or mass communication courses.
SDABJ is also giving out a $1,500 Ozzie Roberts scholarship that will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a four-year college or university who is majoring or minoring in journalism, public relations, or any media-related field.
Additionally, a $1,500 Donyale Henderson scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a four-year college or university who is majoring or minoring in journalism and/or communications-related fields.
Applications are due by March 31 and, to be considered, must include the following:
1. Examples of work
2. Letter of recommendation by an academic adviser
3. Parental consent if an applicant is under 18 years of age
4. Proof of enrollment from a community college, four-year college, or university to receive funds for this scholarship.