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Scholarships

The Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists awards four annual scholarships to undergraduate students majoring in journalism or communications at two-year or four-year colleges in the state of Washington. The deadline is usually in March of each year and announced about a month ahead of time via spjwash.org and our social media channels.

Applicants who apply provide:

 

A personal essay of 500 words or less that answers the question, “Why have you chosen a journalism career and what do you hope to accomplish after college?”

A copy of your resume. Please include current contact information (mailing address, email and phone number). Also include what year of college you are in, your major and what year you expect to graduate.

A copy of your resume. Please include current contact information (mailing address, email and phone number). Also include what year of college you are in, your major and what year you expect to graduate.

Additionally, send a transcript of all your college credit to:

Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Pro Chapter
ATTN: SPJ Scholarships
P.O. Box 30111
Seattle, WA 98113

Note: Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

If you are interested in supporting our scholarship program with a donated item that can be sold during our annual auction, please let us know via email at spjwash@gmail.com.

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