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William B. Ruggles Journalism Scholarship

Sponsored by: National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR)

Applicants limited to journalism or related majors who are enrolled in accredited institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Official transcript demonstrating potential for successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program and 500-word essay demonstrating an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism are required.


Application Deadline December 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 50
Required areas of study journalism
Schedule Awarded when sufficient funds are available and when qualified applicants apply.
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


Max 1

Contact Information

Cathy Jones
Scholarship Administrator
National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR)
5211 Port Royal, Suite 500
Springfield, VA 22151 United States

Phone: (703) 321-9606
Fax: (703) 321-7342

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