Originally published in Compass, April 3, 2014
Gannett journalism scholarships available
The Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund seeks applications from Maine students. The Gannett scholarship provides renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including print, broadcast, or electronic media. The fund helps pay tuition to attend an undergraduate, graduate, trade, or technical school. The deadline for applications is May 1. To apply online, go to mainecf.org.
Applicants must be graduates of Maine high schools or have been home-schooled in Maine. Students will be chosen based on demonstrated interest in journalism through their choice of coursework and extracurricular activities, as well as financial need and academic achievement. In 2013, the average award size was $18,062.