Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
262
Days
February 16 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Carter Pitts Scholarships

Description

The Le Mars Daily Sentinel funds the annual Carter Pitts Scholarship. The scholarship is named for the Daily Sentinel's longtime publisher or owner. The late Carter Pitts was also the first president of the Iowa Newspaper Foundation and the organization's first professional fundraiser. Applicants must be students preparing for careers in the newspaper industry. You may see your high school guidance counselor for more information. Applicants are required to submit two references and a personal statement. One reference must be from a teacher and one from a counselor. Two work samples must also be submitted. Please visit the scholarship's website or contact Jana Shepherd, Foundation Director for more information.

Amount Details

$500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Journalism

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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For more info, please visit our site
Contact Jana Shepherd
Foundation Director
jshepherd@inanews.com
Tel: 515-422-9051 Address 319 E. 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309