Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships

Deadline: July 15

About the scholarships

Brian Hayes, the first recipient of JEA's Future Journalism Teacher Scholarship, delivers a session a JEA/NSPA convention.

The Journalism Education Association sponsors up to two $1,000 scholarships for education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism. Each recipient must be a college junior, senior or master’s degree student in a program designed to prepare him/her for teaching at the secondary-school level. Current secondary-school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills also are eligible.

Entry criteria

    • Each recipient must complete the application and include the following:
  • A 250-word essay explaining his/her desire to teach high school journalism.
  • The answers to the three questions at the bottom of the application form.
  • Two recommendation letters, preferably from those who have firsthand knowledge of his/her work with student journalists, and
    College transcript(s) showing academic standing.

How to apply

To apply for a Future Journalism Teacher Scholarship, fill out this online form. Applications are due July 15.

Award recognition

  • A committee of teachers and university personnel involved in journalism teacher education will make the selection.
  • Scholarships will be awarded by early September. An announcement of the winners will be made on the JEA website and at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention.
  • The scholarship check is sent to the student's college/university account after the winners are announced.

For more information

Candace Perkins Bowen • cbowen@kent.edu • 303-672-8297

Deadline

July 15

Recipients

2020

Michael Lewis, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa
Aric D. Fulton Jr., Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

2019

Jordan L. MacMillan, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
Andrea M. Negri, MJE, Kent (Ohio) State University

2018

Jessica Hunziker, Kent (Ohio) State University
Jacqueline Hyman, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Alexandra J. Crome, Emporia (Kansas) State University

2017
Carissa Rapp, Kent (Ohio) State University
Ari Karpel, Bard College, Los Angeles
Tucker Love, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
Andrew Disinger, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

2016
Roth Lovins, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Jessica Hanthorn, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

2015
Amy Beare, Kent (Ohio) State University
Katie Comeford, Kent (Ohio) State University
Kelsey Jackson, Kent (Ohio) State University
Lindsey Ross, CJE, Kent (Ohio) State University

2014
Taylor Bibler, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Joel Garver, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
Cody Harrell, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

2013
Shelby Brunk, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
Monique Zatcoff, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix
John Dent, Kent (Ohio) State University

2012
Patrick R. Johnson, CJE, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Anna J. Kaiser, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Samved Sangameswara, University of California, Santa Cruz, California

2011
Sarah Bergsieker, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Kathryn Dodge, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Lindsay Cameron, Ashland (Ohio) University

2010
Sarah Rajewski, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
Jayna Salk, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Jessica Young, CJE, University of California, San Diego

2009
Jincy Gibson, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Aimee Williams, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Jessica McLean, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

2008
Kip Carlson, Willamette University, Oregan
Autumn Nolder, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Jeremy Whiting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

2007
Agnes Lorraine B. Soriano, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Rutherford Rankin, Emporia (Kansas) State University,
Anna Kearns, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

2006
Rachel Searcy, Indiana
Sara-Beth O'Connor, Michigan

2005
Kevin Allen, Louisiana
Tiffany Shogren, Kansas
Adam Maksl, Indiana

2004
Margaret Krohne, Ohio

2003
Ada Anderson, Indiana
Emily Cherry, Kansas
Kellie E. Doyle, Iowa

2002
Kimberly Coffin, Nebraska

2001
Jennifer Lennox, Ohio

2000
Brian Hayes, Indiana

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