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National High School Journalist of the Year Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarship

Sponsored by: Journalism Education Association

Applicant must be planning to study journalism in college, be planning a career in journalism, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have participated in high school journalism for at least two years.


Application Deadline February 15 (state competition); March 15 (national competition)
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 50
Required areas of study journalism, mass media
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $2,000
Average $1,500
Min $1,000


Max 5
Average 3
Min 1

Contact Information

Linda S. Puntney
Executive Director
Journalism Education Association
United States

Phone: 785 532-5532, or 785 532-7822
Fax: 785 532-5563, or 785 532-5484

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