Columbus City Schools and WBNS-TV are pleased to announce the 2018 Roy Briscoe Journalism Scholarship. The $500 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior who plans to pursue the study of journalism, communications, public relations, or a related field in college. The scholarship was established in memory of news anchor Roy Briscoe by his family and WBNS-TV. Briscoe anchored the 10TV news from 1960-1989.
-Student must be a graduating senior who will pursue a career in journalism, communications, or related field in college
-Student GPA should be 3.0, but a range will be considered after examining other factors.
-Student must document community service, extracurriculars, work experience, and need.
-Student must include a portfolio of his/her best work demonstrating excellence in journalism or communications.
-Student must include a recommendation from his/her English, speech, photography, creative writing, newspaper, or yearbook teacher/advisor.
-After applying, selected students will be asked to present their portfolios to a panel of judges.
-A stipulation will be made that the student will still be eligible for other scholarship money.
-Scholarship money will be paid to the winning student’s four-year college after receiving evidence of enrollment.
Contest Timeline: Now-April 30, 2018: Students submit applications to the CCS ELA 6-12 Curriculum Office c/o Carla Phillips (Sherwood Middle School, Room 209A, 1400 Shady Lane Rd., Columbus, OH 43227). Week of May 7th: Judges meet to screen applicants and select those who will present their portfolios and be interviewed and Selected students are interviewed.May 15: Winner is announced and Award is presented to winner.
Application: Click HERE for application.