Kay Longcope Scholarship Award

Deadline: 
May 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$3,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) offers the Kay Longcope Scholarship Award. It is given to a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) student of color who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.

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Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be an LGBT individual of color planning to pursue a career in journalism and be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession.
  • High school seniors who have been accepted to attend a U.S. community college or four-year university, or who can show proof of application to a community college or four-year university and will attend full-time for the upcoming two consecutive
  • Undergraduate students who will attend a U.S. community college or four year university full-time for the upcoming two consecutive terms
  • Undergraduate students who have been accepted for their first year of a U.S. graduate school and have submitted a tuition deposit for the next academic year.
  • Graduate students must be enrolled in a journalism program.