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JEA Journalist of the Year Scholarship Application

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This application should only be completed after a student has been named a state winner in the Journalist of the Year competition. While deadlines vary to enter the state competitions, the deadline for state winners to apply for the national award is 11:59 p.m. Central, March 15.
1. Name of Person Submitting Form *This question is required.
I am the
2. Student Information *This question is required.
For example, the name Raul Gonzalez might have the phonetic spelling "rah-OOL gon-SAH-les"
This question requires a valid email address.
3. School Information *This question is required.
4. Other Information *This question is required.
Links to student portfolios will be listed on after the contest has concluded.
6. Please upload the student's high school transcript or a counselor’s statement including journalism classes taken, grades and current GPA. *This question is required.(PDF file; maximum of one file accepted; file must be 2MB or less)
7. Please upload two photos: 1) an action photo of applicant involved in some aspect of student media. The applicant's face should be showing. Include a caption and photo credit in the Comments section below. 2) a head-and-shoulders photo of the applicant (such as a yearbook portrait). *This question is required.(JPG file accepted; high-resolution photo with the image width at 1,000 pixels. Include the applicant's name and state in the file name. Example: Joe_Journalist_KS_action.jpg; Joe_Journalist_KS-headshot.jpg)
8. Please upload three letters of recommendation from those who know the applicant well and understand the impact of the journalistic experience on the student’s life. *This question is required.(PDF files accepted; files must each be less than 2MB)
9. Please upload the student's current resume, including all positions held in student media and their dates. *This question is required.(PDF file accepted; file must be less than 2MB)
10. Please upload the student's self-analytical essay. Essay should not exceed two pages in length. *This question is required.(PDF file accepted; file must be less than 2MB)
11. JEA would like to recognize all state winners on its social media accounts. Has this entrant's name already been announced? *This question is required.
12. Winners will be recognized at the Saturday awards ceremony at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. Will the student and/or someone from the media program be in attendance?
13. Please sign this form, verifying that the information submitted is accurate to the best of your knowledge, and that the portfolio represented is indeed the student's original work. *This question is required.
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