Ohio News Media Foundation Journalism Scholarships

The Ohio News Media Foundation will award three scholarships of between $1,500 and $2,000 each to students who are enrolled in an Ohio college or university and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program. For more information and to view application, click “View” below.


  • Applicant must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at an Ohio college or university for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.5 (C+) is required. The student’s college transcript must accompany the application.
  • Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied).
  • Student must submit a 750-1,000 word autobiography along with two letters of recommendation from college or university faculty members familiar with the student’s work and career interests.
  • Student should provide writing samples, articles or other relevant materials such as web links and PDF files used to display design or advertising content.

Click the “Visit” button below to view more information and access the applications. Each application will need to be mailed by you to the addresses indicated on each application.

$1,500 - $2,000