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2021 Mary Patrick Aspiring Young Journalist Award

Application

Entries for the Mary Patrick Aspiring Young Journalist Award are due on 11:00 p.m. Feb. 20, 2020 and may be submitted digitally through this form. They may also be submitted by mail.

 

Student Information *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
School Information *This question is required.
Other Information *This question is required.
Journalism/Publication Information *This question is required.
Do you plan to enroll this year in a high school journalism program? (newspaper, yearbook, broadcast, online media, or media intro class)
Please upload an action photo of the applicant.
*JPG file; file must be 2MB or less *This question is required.
Please upload an introductory letter as either an Microsoft Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) file.
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Please upload the student's current resume as either a Microsoft Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) file.

(Suggestions for content include address, education, journalism experience, extracurricular activities, hobbies/interests, clubs/sports, community service and references)


*This question is required.
Please upload the THREE letters of recommendation from those who know the applicant well and understand the impact of the journalistic experience on the student's life. Please upload either Microsoft Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) files.
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Please upload three to five examples of the applicant’s journalistic work with an explanation of each written by the applicant. Written explanations should include why the student chose the example, what the student did to create the example, what the student learned while creating it, what the student might do differently in creating a similar piece in the future. Please upload either Microsoft Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) files.
The example of student work can be in the same file as the explanation, or the explanation can be in a separate file. For that reason, 10 files are permitted for this question: five files for examples and five files for explanations.
(For broadcast submissions, please see question below.) *This question is required.
1. Do you have video or broadcast samples to submit? (not required) *This question is required.
Please provide URLs to your videos (perhaps posted on YouTube or Vimeo). Be sure that your links are publicly viewable. 
Please upload a writing sample answering the question, “What is the importance and benefit of middle school journalism programs?” Please submit either Microsoft Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) files. *This question is required.
Please sign this form, verifying the information submitted is accurate to the best of your knowledge, and that the portfolio presented is indeed the student's original work.
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