Nashville NABJ offers Book and Tech Scholarship

The Nashville Association of Black Journalists will award two $250 book or technology scholarships to Nashville area college students for the spring semester of 2014. The association is a chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, whose goals include providing quality programs and support to its professional and student members.

You’re encouraged to apply. Here are the criteria:


  • Rising juniors or seniors majoring in journalism, public relations or marketing
  • Must attend a university or college in the Nashville area or in southern Kentucky
  • A grade point average of at least 2.5 is required. Extracurricular activities will be considered.
  • Complete an application, write a 500-words essay on why you chose to study communications and how your plan to use your degree, and provide a transcript.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and samples of your journalistic work
  • Must be a full-time student and will be required to provide receipts showing purchases of books or technology.

Deadline: The application form, essay and transcript are due Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. They can be submitted by mail through the organization’s address above or sent via email to

Please visit here for more information and to download an application please visit here.

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