APW scholarship deadline extended to April 27

Arizona high school students, planning to study journalism at an Arizona university or community college in the fall of 2013, are invited to apply for the $500 Arizona Press Women Memorial Journalism Scholarship, sponsored by APW and the Arizona Newspapers Foundation. Application deadline is April 27, 2013.

Arizona Press Women, a statewide organization of professional communicators, established the annual $500 scholarship honoring the memory of Betty Latty-Hurlburt, a notable Phoenix journalist who passed away in 1997.

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who intend to major in journalism at an accredited Arizona university or community college.  Requirements include filling out an application, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, two published writing samples and a one-page letter or essay from the student that describes his/her background and the reasons he/she wants to pursue a career in journalism.

Click 2013 Scholarship Application for form and requirements. Questions? Contact scholarship chair Joan Westlake at 480-968-8902 or jkwestlake@aol.com.

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