JEFNE Board Members

Randy Capitani, Publisher
Deerfierld Valley News
Wilmington, VT

Helen Smith
NE Scholastic Press Assoc.
Boston University

Anthony Galvagna
Bank of America
Boston, MA

Ellen Zappala
Merrimac, MA

NENPA awards up to 10 scholarships each year to aspiring journalists through its Journalism Education Foundation of New England. Our foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to enter the newspaper field.

College students or high school seniors who are studying and acquiring work experience that will prepare them to work in the field of journalism are eligible to apply.


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2013 JEFNE Scholarship Winners

Blair Guild
Hopkinton High School

Anthony Gulizia
Northeastern University

Brianna Hollis
Northeastern University

Sarah Kinney
Simmons College

Aneri Pattani
Cheshire High School

Zachary Sampson
Northeastern University

Kristin Stoller
Penn State University

Application Qualifications for JEFNE Scholarship

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To qualify for a JEFNE Scholarship students must:

  1. Be a resident of New England
  2. Be a senior in high school planning to attend college the following year or a  college student studying journalism or a related field
  3. Have a GPA of 2.3 or above
  4. Demonstrate a serious interest in a career in journalism by sending the following materials:
    cover letter, transcript, resume or biography, letter of recommendation,

    AND one of the following:
    a body of published work in a school news publication, general circulation newspaper, or a similar publication OR
    a body of work prepared for a journalism class OR
    an essay of at least 1,000 words describing your journalistic interests and values

For more information, please contact:
Megan Sherman
p: 781.320.8042
f:  781.320.8055

Promoting Growth and Excellence in New England Newspapers since 1930