Colorado Press Association Scholarship - College Students

This scholarship program was created by the Colorado Press Association to encourage and assist college journalism students who have demonstrated commitment to the field of print and online journalism.

Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are encouraged to apply.
- Will be a junior or senior (minimum 12 credits/semester) at a four-year Colorado college or university in the applicable academic year
- Have declared and will be majoring in journalism with a focus on and intent to pursue a print or online career (The following media related majors will not be eligible for this opportunity: multimedia, technical journalism, documentary film making, media students, mass communications, etc.)
- Must plan to use their major to work in the print or online journalism industry in Colorado after college graduation.

Selection: Recipients will be selected to receive a scholarship through a competitive process based on academic achievement, the quality of writing or other samples of work submitted with the application, and the applicant’s commitment, motivation, and potential for success in the field.

Award: Scholarship awards will be paid directly to a recipient’s college or university and can be applied toward tuition, fees, books, and other education related expenses. Please note that award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship acceptance policies of a recipient’s school. This award is not renewable. An individual may only receive this award one time. Awards must be used for the upcoming academic year.

Questions? Contact Charmaine Brown at

Colorado Press Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. How did you learn about this scholarship opportunity?
  2. Please provide the following information for your college/university:
    • 1. Name of College/University
    • 2. What undergraduate degree do you anticipate receiving?
    • 3. What is your current major or program of study?
    • 4.How many credit hours will you enroll in during the fall semester?
    • 5. When is your anticipated graduation? (Ex. Spring 2021)
  3. College Student ID Number
  4. Resume
  5. College Transcript(s)
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