Students interested in applying for Student Journalist of the Year should visit the jea.org “Journalist of the Year Scholarship” page for criteria and directions for submission of materials and creation of a digital portfolio.
Application materials include:
- IHSPA application form
- Online portfolio link
- High school transcript
- Three letters of recommendation
- Self-analytical essay according to JEA instructions
- Action photo and caption of applicant involved in some aspect of student media
All materials should be sent to IHSPA Director Diana Hadley at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.
The Indiana winner will be announced at the First Amendment Symposium on March 14, 2017, and entered into the national JEA competition.
Anyone who has questions is welcome to call Hadley at 317-341-4360.