North & East Texas Press Association
The North & East Texas Press Association, in conjunction with the Texas Press Association will award two $1500 scholarships, one to a graduating high school senior and one to a currently enrolled college student*.
The scholarships are payable at $750 per semester to the registrar of the college of
the recipient's choice.
DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked by March 25 to be considered.
Winners will be notified by April 12.
Applicants MUST be from the area served by NETPA and have a declared major in
journalism/communications/photojournalism. Preference is given to print majors.
High School applicantsshould submit the following materials in the scholarship application submission:
College applicantsshould submit only (b) and (c).
1. Complete the attached application and include a resume that includes
scholastic, athletic and community activities.
2. Provide a current official transcript certified by school or college registrar.
3. High school applicants should submit three letters of recommendation from:
a) senior, junior or dual credit college English instructor
b) publication adviser or local newspaper supervisor student has been employed with
c) from a person of the applicant's choice
4. All applicants should submit clips of published work. Include publication dates.
May send photocopies of work as published in yearbook or magazine. Please
mount all photocopies and newspaper clippings on paper and place in folder or
Please include a cover sheet with the following information:
Indicate which scholarship you are applying for (scholastic-HS or collegiate)
Send the completed application to:
211 North Main St.
Gladewater, TX. 75647
The NETPA Scholarship Application may be accessed on the NETPA and ILPC websites.
If you have any questions or would like to receive a current application by email:
*At judges' discretion two scholarships may be awarded in one category and none
in another based on the quality of the applications.
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUBMITTING PROOF OF COLLEGE REGISTRATION BEFORE SCHOLARSHIP MONIES WILL BE SENT TO COLLEGE. THE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE REVOKED IF MAJOR CHANGES.
North & East Texas Press Association
Name _____________________________________ Birth date: ___________
Grade Classification __________________________
Scholarship applied for (please check):
Mailing address: _______________________
Name of High School or college presently attending: _______________________
Please include the following information with your scholarship application:
Scholastic or Collegiate journalism experience (newspaper/yearbook/magazine/
online publications). List positions held and responsibilities of position.
Contact information of present publication adviser:
List any professional publications you have worked for or had work published in.
This includes photography.
Contact information of supervisor(s):
List scholastic or collegiate journalism awards and achievements:
Please answer the following questions based on your personal opinion and perspective:
a) What are your career goals once you have achieved your academic goals?
b) What role does print journalism play in maintaining healthy democracy?
c) Briefly explain the importance of community journalism.
d) How have you demonstrated the development of the work ethic necessary to
ensure the successful investment of this scholarship in your future as a
e) Is there anything else you would like to tell the scholarship committee?
By signature, applicant is certifying accuracy and veracity of all information presented with scholarship application.
Applicant's signature: __________________________ date: ________