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David S. Barr Awards

Sponsored by: Newspaper Guild - CWA

Applicants must be high school or post-secondary students at any type of institution and have published or broadcast a work in the previous year that helped to correct an injustice or promote justice and fairness. Students who have worked or are working as professional journalists not including internships are not eligible to enter. No more than one entry per applicant may be submitted.


Application Deadline January 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $1,500


Average 2

Contact Information

Newspaper Guild - CWA
Newspaper Guild - CWA
David S. Barr Award
501 Third Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-2797 United States

Phone: (202) 434-7177
Fax: 202-434-1472

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