Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
PORTALES--New Mexico Press Women is offering two $500 scholarships to male and female students majoring in journalism, broadcasting, photography, graphic art, writing, communications, public relations or advertising. The scholarships will be presented in May at the state convention.
The main criteria for the award is career potential and financial need, although scholastic standing is a consideration. The competition is open to all students in the above majors.
Applicants are required to send samples of their work, proof of financial need, an academic transcript, letters of recommendation, a letter of intent about their career goals, and the application form. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 1.
For more information, contact scholarship co-chairs Wendel Sloan at 505-562-2253 (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Dr. Janet Roehl at 505-562-2113 (email@example.com). Sloan is director of Media Relations, News and Advertising, and Roehl is associate professor of journalism at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.