Student Scholarships

The 2019 scholarship deadline has passed and applications are no longer being accepted.

The New England Newspaper and Press Association awards up to 10 scholarships each year to aspiring journalists through the Journalism Education Foundation of New England. Our foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to pursue a career in the newspaper industry.

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.

To qualify students must:

    1. Be a resident of New England
    2. Be a senior in high school planning to attend college the following year or an undergraduate college student studying journalism or a related field
    3. Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
    4. Demonstrate a serious interest in a career in journalism by sending:
      • a cover letter, transcript, resume or biography, letter of recommendation, AND
      • a body of published work in a school news publication, general circulation newspaper, or a similar publication AND/OR
      • a body of work prepared for a journalism class

Newspapers that are interested in promoting the Journalism Education Foundation of New England Scholarship may download the scholarship ads by clicking on the button below.

Note the 2019 scholarship deadline has passed and applications are no longer being accepted for 2019.

Journalism Education Foundation NE Board Members

Randy Capitani, Publisher
Deerfield Valley News – Wilmington, VT

Helen Smith
NE Scholastic Press Assoc.– Boston University

Anthony Galvagna
Bank of America – Boston, MA

Ellen Zappala
Merrimac, MA

Jenna Ciccotelli
Northeastern University

Caroline Enos
Gloucester High School

Hannah Gellar
East Lyme High School

Paul Lambert
Grafton High School

William Soltero
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cooper Boardman
Staples High School

Mugdha Harshita Gurram
Conard High School

Jacob Maguire
North Kingston High School

Amy McKeever
Stonehill College

Alexandre Silberman
Burlington High School

Matthew Coutre
Emerson College

Isaac Feldberg
Northeastern University

Joshua Kery
Milton High School

Bailey Knecht
Northeastern University

Melanie Kos
Holyoke High School

Amy McKeever
Stonehill College

Amanda Morris
New York University

Aneri Pattani
Northeastern University

Andrew Young
Stamford High School

Matthew Emerson Cappucci
Sturgis Charter Public School

Liam Dacko
Stonehill College

Bailey Knecht
Northeastern University

Daniel Ng
Northeastern University

Aneri Pattani
Northeastern University

Rebecca Rakowitz
Stamford High School

Isaac Stein
University of Chicago

Loretta Donelan
Emerson College

Isaac Feldberg
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School

Samantha Libraty
Newton North High School

Dylan Morrill
Keene State College

Rodrigo Saavedra
Clark University

Zachary Sampson
Northeastern University

Gwendolyn Schanker
Northeastern University

Anne Steele
Northeastern University

Evan Popp
Twinfield Union 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

April Burbank
Wheaton College

Anthony Gulizia
Northeastern University

Jenna Haskins
Westport, MA High School

Katie Jickling
Hamilton College

Samantha Laine
Northeastern University

Jessica Melanson
Northeastern University

Christina Reinwald
Emerson College

Alexis Beebe
Robert W. Traip Academy

Annesha Bhattacharya
Andover High School

Callum Borchers
Northeastern University

Caitlin M. Francis
Syracuse University

Alex Katz
Northwestern University

Rachel Kossman
Northeastern University

Eliza Machintosh
University of New Hampshire

Skyla Seamans
MA College of Liberal Arts

Lauren Spencer
Tewksbury Memorial High School

Rachel Zarell
Northeastern University

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