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Bernard Kilgore Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 1

The family of Bernard Kilgore, former chairman of the board of Dow Jones and Company, Inc., has created a memorial scholarship fund in his name with the New Jersey Press Foundation.

An annual scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded by the Foundation to the New Jersey High School Journalist of the Year in a competition sponsored by the Garden State Scholastic Press Association.

Selection criteria include the intent to major in journalism in college.

Nominations will be made by high school journalism teachers and school newspaper advisers whose schools are members of GSSPA. Recommendations from professional newspaper editors is encouraged.

The competition will be judged by editors of newspapers that are members of the New Jersey Press Association.

The scholarship check of $5,000 will be issued after the winner provides the GSSPA with a copy of the acceptance letter from the college to which he or she will attend. Since the GSSPA is an affiliate of the Journalism Education Association, the winner will also become JEAís New Jersey Journalist of the Year, and the portfolio will be entered into the national competition for the JEA National Journalist of the Year.

The winner of the award is announced at the Spring Advisersí Conference.

The faculty adviser should choose one student journalist who best qualifies to meet the standards set forth under the headings of Eligibility Requirements and Criteria. Nominee and adviser then prepare a portfolio of the studentís best work.

The deadline for entries for this yearís scholarship is February 15.


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