The Syracuse Press Club is now accepting applications for the 2015 DeVesty-Williams Scholarship.
This $2,000 scholarship will be given to one, full-time undergraduate student, who is studying print, broadcast or digital journalism at a college/university in the Syracuse Press Club service area. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
The student scholarship recipient must be a permanent resident of one of the following counties: Onondaga, Madison, Cortland, Cayuga, Oswego, Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Lewis, Herkimer, Oneida, Otsego, Delaware, Chenango, Broome, Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, Wayne, Seneca, Schuyler and Yates. A student’s college residence is NOT considered a permanent residence. All students who fit the above criteria are encouraged to apply.
All scholarship applicants will be evaluated on academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities and/or work experience, a personal philosophy statement, media samples and professional references. A committee of media professionals will evaluate each student’s application.
The recipient will be recognized as an honored guest at the Syracuse Press Club Awards Dinner, Saturday, May 2nd, at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.
Read on for required application materials.