Don Watkins Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $1,500
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Feb 15, 2023

Each year, the Idaho Press Club awards up to $1,500 to graduates of Idaho high schools who have completed at least one year of college and wish to pursue a career in journalism or communications. Full-time students majoring in journalism or working for a college or professional media outlet are eligible to apply.

To apply, submit a one-page resume; a 500-word essay explaining your interest in a journalism or communications career; samples of your journalistic work, whether published or unpublished; aand a copy of your transcripts, including GPA, through the most recent fall term. Additionally, please sign the Scholarship Information Release Don Watkins Memorial Scholarship – Information Release (may be electronic signature) and submit with your application. Applications may be submitted electronically via email to email@idahopressclub.org. If you have video files, please upload them to YouTube or a similar site and send the link.

The application deadline is February 15 each year for the scholarship for the following fall.

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