APSE is sponsoring four $1,500 scholarships for collegiate sports journalists.
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Deadline to apply is June 1, 2020.
APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years in 2020 as well as graduate students are eligible for the scholarship, which will be awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, academic record, financial need, and geography. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Phil Kaplan, sports editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel, and includes editors from all sections of the United States.
Please include the following information in letters of application:
- Personal: Name, address, age, phone number
- Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades
- Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition
- Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs
Email information to Phil Kaplan at firstname.lastname@example.org with APSE Scholarship in subject line.
If you need to use standard mail for academic information, send to this address:
c/o Phil Kaplan, Sports Editor
Knoxville News Sentinel
2332 News Sentinel Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921