Student Scholarships

Scholarship recipients are recognized at the National High School Journalism Convention.

Scholarship recipients were recognized at the National High School Journalism Convention.

Deadline: Sept. 19.

JEA and NSPA will provide up to 50 need-based registration scholarships for Washington, D.C.-area students. Each scholarship recipient will receive free registration. Priority will be given to students from underrepresented groups and low-income students. To apply, students must complete the application form at the following link:

Click here to register online.

Students will be asked to include a written explanation of why they want to attend the convention and how the scholarship would help them. A letter of recommendation from the school media adviser or other school administrator should address the student’s interest in journalism as well as the student’s financial need.

Each scholarship will cover the recipient’s registration fee but not hotel or other expenses. Students attending the convention must be accompanied by a media adviser or other responsible adult.

Questions? Contact Anthony Whitten (

Recipients will be notified no later than Oct. 10, 2014.