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Gannett Foundation/Madelyn P. Jennings Scholarship Award


One-time awards for high school students whose parents are current full-time Gannett Company employees. Must be planning to attend a 4-year college or university for full-time study in the fall after graduation. Students must meet all requirements for participation in the National Merit Scholarship Program and take the PSAT/NMSQT in their junior year of high school. For more information, email the Gannett Benefits Team at Gannett Co., Inc., gannettbenefits@gannett.com.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRequires corporate affiliation of Gannett Company, Inc.

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Contact ae@nmerit.com
Address National Merit Scholarship Corporation Attn: Scholarship Administration
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201-4897