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VPW Announce Scholarship Opportunity

Communications majors should consider this opportunity.

Communications majors should consider this opportunity.

Virginia Press Women and the Virginia Press Women Foundation are pleased to offer a $550 scholarship to a deserving Virginia college student interested in pursuing a career in communications. Would you please share this opportunity with qualified students you think would be interested in applying, as well as post the flyer below.

The Agnes Cooke Scholarship competition is open to any Virginia college student or to any Virginia resident attending an out-of-state college. Scholarship applicants must be planning a career in journalism, photojournalism, public relations or another related communications field. Applicants do not have to be enrolled in a journalism or public relations degree program to qualify, but strong evidence of a commitment to the field of communications is essential.
The scholarship competition is open to female and male students and to undergraduate and graduate students. Members of Virginia Press Women receive additional consideration.
Applications are due Friday, May 24, 2013. The scholarship money will be available for the fall 2012 semester. Applicants must complete this scholarship form as well as submit:
  • Three (3) samples of work
  • A resume
  • A letter of recommendation
If you have any questions, please email cjett@freelancestar.com. Also, please visit  our website at www.virginiapresswomen.org
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