Syracuse Press Club to award $2,000scholarship

The Syracuse Press Club announces its annual DeVesty-Williams Scholarship. This scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to one, full-time undergraduate student majoring in print or broadcast journalism in a college/university in the Syracuse Press Club service area. The student must also be a permanent resident of one of the following counties in the Syracuse Press Club service area: 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.

The scholarship recipient will be selected based on academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities and/or work experience, a personal statement, two work samples and two letters of reference. The recipient will be invited as an honored guest and will receive the award at the Syracuse Press Club Awards Dinner, Sat., May 15 at Drumlins Country Club in


To apply, students should provide: name, address, phone number(s), e-mail address, college attending, major field of study, extracurricular activities and/or work experience, or submit a resume that includes this information.

In addition, students should submit a copy of the most recent college transcript; a one-page personal statement that explains why journalism was chosen as the area of study and the role that journalism will play in the student's future; two work samples (print or broadcast quality, and/or

photographs); and two letters of reference from professors, employers, intern sponsors or others who can attest to the student's qualifications and achievements.

Mail application materials to: Beth Goldberg, SPC Scholarship Committee, 4621 Pewter Lane, Manlius, N.Y. 13104; or email (All application materials must be included in one e-mail message.)

Applications must be received by 5 p.m., Thurs., April 1. The Scholarship Committee will not consider incomplete or late submissions.

For additional information, call 243-3507

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