Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 4

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Last year, one scholarship was provided through the Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be planning to major in journalism.
  2. Must reside in Worcester County, MA.
  3. Must be a high school senior.

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

Description: The Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism is available for graduating high school seniors in Worcester, MA who are planning to major in and pursue a career in journalism.

Application requirements for the Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism are:

  • Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism is provided annually through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF). Scholarships will be awarded to students in the Worcester, Massachusetts county area who are planning to pursue a career in journalism. The GWCF has provided opportunity and financial assistance for more than 40 years in the central Massachusetts area, and continues this mission today with a variety of programs including scholarships for local area students. All applications completed prior to the deadline date will be given full consideration based on academic history, unmet financial need, and the strength of received recommendation letters. Although not required for award eligibility, additional consideration will be given to minority applicants. Preference will also be given to students who demonstrate passion for journalism high journalistic standards.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 4

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 4

The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in January for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications, instructions, and additional information about this scholarship can be found online at the Greater Worcester Community Foundation website. To apply for the Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism, students must complete the online scholarship application form. All applications will also require the student to upload a copy of current transcripts for all academic coursework completed at their current school, as well as a letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or other adult community leader who is familiar with the applicant. All applications and supporting documents must be received online no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Liz Nye
Address: 370 Main Street Suite 650 Worcester, Massachusetts 01608

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