NMPW 2010 Scholarship Applications

NOTE: The deadline for the Cary Herz scholarship only has been extended to Wednesday, March 31.

New Mexico Press Women is offering two $750 Doris Gregory Memorial scholarships to male and female students majoring in journalism, broadcasting, photography, graphic art, writing, communication, public relations or advertising. In addition, for 2010, we are offering one $2,000 Cary Herz scholarship specific to students studying photojournalism.

Scholarships will be awarded to recipients at the New Mexico Press Women State Convention Awards Banquet Friday, April 16, 2010, in Albuquerque.

Completed applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 5, 2010.

Main criteria for this award are career potential and financial need, although scholastic standing is a consideration. Students must be a New Mexico resident enrolled at/attending a Post-Secondary/Higher Education institution.

We would appreciate your help in getting this notice out to potential applicants. Please post prominently or include in your scholarship listing or email alerts.

Applicants are required to send samples of their work, proof of financial need, an academic transcript, letter of recommendation, letter of intent with career goals and the application form.

NMPW scholarship applications can be downloaded here:
Doris Gregory Memorial Scholarship 2010 Application
Cary Herz Scholarship 2010 Application

Thank you for your assistance.

Laurie Mellas
Scholarship Chair, New Mexico Press Women

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New Mexico Press Women (NMPW), organized in 1950, is an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women. It is an organization of professional journalists and communicators that promotes the highest ethical standards while looking to the future in professional development, networking and protecting First Amendment rights.

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