Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 1

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Communities Foundation of Texas

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately three awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.
  2. Must be majoring in communications.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must have completed at least 45 credit hours of undergraduate courses at the time of application.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for graduates of high schools in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Applicants must be majoring in communications, and must have completed at least 45 credit hours at the time of application.

Application requirements for the Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Work Sample
Additional Information: The press club of Dallas provides this annual scholarship to increase the opportunities for journalism students who graduated from high schools in the Dallas Ft. Worth area. To be eligible, students must have completed at least 45 credits of undergraduate coursework at the time of application, and must be majoring in a field related to journalism, such as: communications, media, advertising, or public relations. The Communities Foundation of Texas has been a partner with local individuals, families and businesses for raising the quality of life in the Texas community since 1953. Providing scholarships to deserving students is an important part of this mission, in the hopes that financial assistance will help these students to reach their full potential in high schools, colleges and continuing education across the country.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 1

Applications and additional information are available on The Communities Foundation of Texas website. To apply for this award, students must first register an account with The Communities Foundation of Texas. Upon registration, students will be prompted to supply personal information for the general application. In addition to the online general application, the student must submit the following: evidence of eligibility for admission to an accredited four-year college or university (transcript, record, or endorsement letter by school official on school stationery will suffice); and an essay of a suggested length of 500 to 1,000 words on one of the topics listed on the application. All applications, essay responses, and electronic supporting documents must be submitted online prior to the deadline.
Contact: Elizabeth Liser
Address: 5500 Caruth Haven Lane Dallas, Texas 75225-8146

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