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Journalism Scholarships

North Park offers renewable scholarships of up to $1,000 annually to promising and committed students who are interested in art, journalism, media studies, or theatre at a Christian university in a major urban center.

Deadline for submission of materials for all these scholarships is March 1.

You are not required to be a major in the respective department, though that is obviously welcomed.

These scholarships are in addition to other scholarships and grants for which you may qualify, and are good for four years provided you are a full-time student (12 credit hours/semester).

Any materials you submit will be returned around March 15 if you enclose a self-addressed return envelope, large enough to contain your materials.

Around March 15, we will notify you if you have or have not been recommended for the respective scholarship. The actual amount will be listed on your financial aid letter when that is issued.

You must be admitted to North Park University and intending to enroll in upcoming fall term to be considered for this award.

To be considered for a journalism scholarship, please submit the following:

  • Photocopies or tear sheets of six to ten of your best published articles or essays.  Be sure to label where and when these were published.  (Do not send your only copy.)
  • A 300-to-500-word essay describing your journalistic experience and your educational and career goals.

Please submit these items to:

Dr. Robert Hostetter, Chair
Communication Arts Department and
Director, Theatre Program, Box 36
North Park University
3225 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL  60625

You may email Dr. Hostetter with any questions.

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Journalism scholarships at North Park University