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Dorothy D. Greer Journalist of the Year Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Colorado Student Media Association
Jack Kennedy, CSMA Executive Director
9253 Sori Lane
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Eligibility: Applicants must be Colorado high school seniors whose schools are members of the Colorado Student Media Association. Students must have worked on their yearbook or newspaper for at least two years. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Selection criteria include neatness (10 percent), quality of work (40 percent), personal statement (20 percent), letters of recommendation (20 percent) and grades (10 percent).

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript, three to four letters of recommendation, samples of published work and action photo are required.

Herff Jones Scholarship
Sponsor: University Interscholastic League
1701 Manor Road
Austin, TX 78722
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in Texas, have a 3.0 or higher GPA and plan to major or minor in a communications-related field. Students must also have been involved in journalism during high school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 28
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation and three to five samples of student journalism work are required.

Virginia High School League Charles E. Savedge Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia High School League Foundation
1642 State Farm Boulevard
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Eligibility: Applicants must be active members of a high school newspaper, yearbook or other publication. Students must be in their senior year and have plans to study journalism in college.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.