The North & East Texas Press Association, in conjunction with the Texas Press Association will award two $1500 scholarships, one to a graduating high school senior and one to a currently enrolled college student*.
The scholarships are payable at $750 per semester to the registrar of the college of
the recipient's choice.
DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked by March 21 to be considered.
Winners will be notified by April 4.
Applicants MUST be from the area served by NETPA and have a declared major in
journalism/communications/photojournalism. Preference is given to print majors.
High School applicants should submit the following materials in the scholarship application submission:
College applicants should submit only (b) and (c).
1. Complete the attached application and include a resume that includes
scholastic, athletic and community activities.
2. Provide a current official transcript certified by school or college registrar.
3. High school applicants should submit three letters of recommendation from:
a) senior, junior or dual credit college English instructor
b) publication adviser or local newspaper supervisor student has been employed with
c) from a person of the applicant's choice
4. All applicants should submit clips of published work. Include publication dates.
May send photocopies of work as published in yearbook or magazine. Please
mount all photocopies and newspaper clippings on paper and place in folder or
Please include a cover sheet with the following information:
Indicate which scholarship you are applying for (scholastic-HS or collegiate)
Send the completed application to:
211 North Main St.
Gladewater, TX. 75647
The NETPA Scholarship Application may be accessed on the NETPA and ILPC websites.
If you have any questions or would like to receive a current application by email:
*At judges' discretion two scholarships may be awarded in one category and none
in another based on the quality of the applications.
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUBMITTING PROOF OF COLLEGE REGISTRATION BEFORE SCHOLARSHIP MONIES WILL BE SENT TO COLLEGE. THE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE REVOKED IF MAJOR CHANGES.