Scholarships

Scholarships

Wouldn't some extra money in your college account come in handy?  The Ohio News Media Foundation offers scholarships to high school seniors and college students majoring in newspaper related programs. The application is simple and the decisions are timely.  Read below and get started!!

Ohio News Media Foundation Scholarships for Academic Year 2020-21

The Ohio News Media Foundation, in alignment with its mission of achieving the highest standards of
excellence and professionalism in all phases of journalism and newspaper publishing, awards
scholarships to high school and collegiate students annually. The foundation provides funding through a
variety of events and donations to this fund. Donations are accepted at ONM Foundation.

Application Information:

  • Deadline for all applications is end of business Friday, May 15, 2020.
  • All applicants must use application form provided by Ohio News Media Foundation.
  • Applications may be sent via regular mail or email but must be received by end of business on Friday, May 15, 2020 for consideration.

For additional requirements and information, including previous scholarship winners, download the complete information here.

For questions, contact Jason Sanford at 614-486-6677 or jsanford@ohionews.org.
 

Ohio High School Scholarships
 

2020-21 Minority Journalism Scholarship - $1,250

This award is specifically for Ohio high school minority students who are graduating seniors interested in studying journalism, advertising, marketing or communications at an accredited college or university within the United States during the academic year 2020-21.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants should be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian.
  • Graduating senior at Ohio high school.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (C+) required
  • Download the application form here>>


2020-21 Ohio High School Journalism Scholarship – $1,250

This award is for Ohio high school students who are graduating seniors interested in studying journalism, advertising, marketing or communications at an accredited college or university within the United States during the academic year 2020-21.

Eligibility:


Ohio College and University Scholarships

 

The Harold K. Douthit Scholarship - $1,000

This award is for a student currently enrolled and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university. The scholarship is named for Harold K. Douthit, founder of Douthit Communications, Inc., Sandusky, and a former president of the Ohio News Media Association.

Eligibility:

  • Student currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at an Ohio college or university for the Academic Year 2020-21.
  • Majoring in field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, marketing, or communications.
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 (C+)
  • Download the application form here>>


Ohio News Media Foundation University Journalism Scholarship - $1,250

This award is for a student currently enrolled and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.

Eligibility:

  • Student currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at an Ohio college or university for the Academic Year 2020-21.
  • Majoring in field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, marketing, or communications.
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 (C+)
  • Download the application form here>>