Arkansas Press Women

Est. 1949 – An association of professional communicators

2019 Scholarship Application Now Available

Scholarship Application
Arkansas Press Women is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship this year to a college student majoring in journalism or a related communications field.

The deadline to apply is April 19, 2019. Download an application.

Eligibility

Applicant must be entering his/her junior or senior year in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Applicants must be attending an Arkansas college or university.

Criteria

The scholarship committee will give preference to the following applicants:

– Are majoring in journalism or mass communications

– Have an overall grade point average of 3.25 or better

– Have published writing or broadcast samples

For more information, contact Scholarship Chairman Ginny Monk at gnnymnk@gmail.com.

Funding for this scholarship comes from our Maudine Sanders Education Fund. Maudine Sanders started her journalism career as a bookkeeper for the Springdale Morning News. She later worked as an obit writer and wrote up the important details of local weddings.

In 1955, Sanders became part owner of the Springdale Publishing Company. She retired from the business in 1973 when she and her husband sold the business to Donrey Media. Sanders was a long-time member of Arkansas Press Women, and previously served as APW’s president in 1971. She passed away in 2011.

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