AP Sports Editors Schlolarship
After a little delay, the APSE is back out with info that it will be continuing its scholarship program this year. Details:
The Associated Press Sports Editors is sponsoring four $1,500 scholarships
for collegiate sports journalists.
APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding the scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible for the scholarship which will awarded based on the students' journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four different regions of the United States. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe, and includes editors from all sections of the United
Please have them include the following information in their letter of
- Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.
- Academic: A copy of the student's collegiate grades.
- Financial: A brief rundown of the student's financial situation, with
regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition and copies of any pertinent
records including the copies of the FAFSA form EFC and family’s income tax
- Letters of recommendation: One or more from teachers/employers.
- Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be
sections the student has edited).
- Finalists may be contacted for an interview .
Mail information to:
c/o Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor
135 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02205-2845
Deadline for applications is June 1. For more information contact Joe
Sullivan at the Boston Globe 617-929-2845, firstname.lastname@example.org