Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship from Scholastic

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 24

Friday
Awarded By:

New York Women in Communications

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must reside in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania.
  2. Must be majoring in journalism or communications.
  3. Must be female.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.
  5. This award is for U.S. students.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  7. Must be an accepted or enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of application.

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

Description: This scholarship and internship opportunity is available for female journalism and communications majors who reside in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania.

Application requirements for the Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship from Scholastic are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Acceptance verification
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: Provided by Scholastic, this award is awarded in honor of the memory of Judy Corman. Students applying for this scholarship must be available to complete a paid internship at Scolastic's headquarters in NYC. The internship will be during the summer following the scholarship application deadline. Recipients of scholarship awards will be notified no later than March and will be acknowledged on-stage at the Matrix Awards Luncheon in May in New York City. Scholarship recipients must provide confirmation of acceptance into an undergraduate or graduate program no later than May. Scholarship monies will be awarded directly to educational institutions in June.

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

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 24

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 24

Applications are available online on the New York Women in Communications, Inc. (NYWICI) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: a resume or a page that includes school and extracurricular activities (include any work experience, internships, communications-related activities and NYWICI involvement with dates and length of activity), significant achievements, academic awards/honors received, and community service work; a 300- to 500-word personal story addressing the topic listed on the application; two letters of recommendation from a professor, employer and/or adviser (one must be from a professor or adviser); an official transcript from all colleges attended with proof of a qualifying grade point average; and verification of acceptance for the upcoming academic year to an accredited college or university. If the student is unable to obtain his/her transcripts and/or recommendations and the student's school has to send them under separate cover, they must be received by the deadline date. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted online and must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Julie Livingston
Address: 355 Lexington Ave. 15th Floor New York, New York 10017-6603

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