About the Scholarship

Students pursuing a major in a field related to advertising, marketing, communications and journalism in a college or university in the state of Ohio are provided financial assistance through scholarships by the Ohio News Media Foundation established by the members of the Ohio News Media Association.

The Ohio Newspaper Association University Journalism Scholarships applicants must be enrolled in an accredited university or college as a sophomore, junior or senior for a program majoring in the related fields with good academic standing.


Ohio Newspaper Association University Journalism Scholarships Awards

The organization provides scholarships worth a sum of $2000 each to 2 eligible students selected by the scholarship committee.


Ohio Newspaper Association University Journalism Scholarships Application

The application for the scholarship program must be completed and inclusive of all relevant documents and sent via mail or online to the scholarship committee of the organization.

The application must include:

  • Application form neatly filled with accurate details.

  • The college transcript of the student.

  • An essay of 750 to 1000 words based on the personal information and career goals of the applicant.

  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members of the institution the student is enrolled in.

  • Writing samples like articles or other materials.


Ohio Newspaper Association University Journalism Scholarships Application Deadline

The application form and other important documents must be postmarked by 19th April and submitted to the organization. Any applications received past the deadline will not be considered.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior in a university or college in the state of Ohio.

  • The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.