NEWS FROM THE SHREVEPORT JOURNALISM FOUNDATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (10/13/05)
Shreveport Journalism Foundation Offers Scholarships to College Seniors or Juniors; Application Deadline Nov. 10
SHREVEPORT, LA — The Shreveport Journalism Foundation is seeking applicants for the two $1,000 scholarships it gives annually in memory of veteran journalists Orland Dodson and Kerry Garland.
The scholarships are available to college seniors or juniors who are majoring in journalism, public relations or communications and whose family residence or college is in the following Northwest Louisiana parishes: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Jackson, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River or Webster.
Interested students should submit an application form signed by their faculty adviser along with a 250-word essay on "Why I Want to Pursue a Career in Journalism/Public Relations." Applicants must be college juniors or seniors by December and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 over all and 3.0 in their major. The scholarships are awarded each year at the Shreveport Journalism Foundation's annual scholarship dinner.
Applications are available by calling or e-mailing Lynn Stewart, SJF
board member, 318-869-5120 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
or Gregg Trusty, SJF president, 318-797-5108 or email@example.com.
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