The Garden State Scholastic Press Association offers two student scholarships to member schools. The contest is run by the New Jersey Press Foundation.
The Stevens Scholarship is for $2,000 towards college tuition. It is awarded to a senior student who has shown dedication to their school newspaper or yearbook. Advisers may nominate one student.
The Kilgore Scholarship is for $5,000Â towards the tuition of a student who will be enrolled in a college journalism program in the Fall. The winner of this scholarship becomes the GSSPA’s New Jersey High School Journalist of the Year and is entered into the National High School Journalist of the Year competition administered by the Journalism Education Association. Advisers may nominate one student. Editors at newspapers who are members of the NJPA may also nominate students.
Applications and materials for both of these scholarships must be postmarked by February 13.
More information and application materials for the Bob Stevens Memorial Scholarship can be found hereÂ .
More information and application materials for the Bernard Kilgore Memorial Scholarship can beÂ found hereÂ .
Scholarship winners will be announced at the Spring Adviser’s ConferenceÂ on May 5.