Need-based Scholarships

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2015

JEA and NSPA will provide up to 50 need-based registration scholarships for Florida students. Each scholarship recipient will receive free registration. Priority will be given to students from underrepresented groups and low-income students. To apply, students must complete the application form at

Students will be asked to include a written explanation of why they want to attend the convention and how the scholarship would help them. A letter of recommendation from the school media adviser or other school administrator should address the student’s interest in journalism as well as the student’s financial need. Each scholarship will cover the recipient’s registration fee but not hotel or other expenses. Students attending the convention must be accompanied by a media adviser or other responsible adult.


Recipients will be notified no later than Oct. 14, 2015.