Don Watkins Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsored by Idaho Press Club
Each year, the Idaho Press Club awards up to $1,500 to graduates of Idaho high schools who have completed at least one year of college and wish to pursue a career in journalism or communications. Full-time students majoring in journalism or working for a college or professional media outlet are eligible to apply.
To apply, submit a one-page resume; a 500-word essay explaining your interest in a journalism or communications career; samples of your journalistic work, whether published or unpublished; aand a copy of your transcripts, including GPA, through the most recent fall term. Additionally, please sign the Scholarship Information Release Don Watkins Memorial Scholarship – Information Release (may be electronic signature) and submit with your application. Applications may be submitted electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have video files, please upload them to YouTube or a similar site and send the link.
The application deadline is February 15 each year for the scholarship for the following fall.