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Career Journalism Scholarships

These scholarships target seniors in Tampa Bay high schools who have demonstrated their interest in journalism and are planning to major in mass communications/media/journalism in college. The scholarship is worth $2,500 per year and is renewable annually (up to a total of 4 years) with continued interest in journalism/mass communications demonstrated through academic courses and practical experience. 

High School Seniors: The deadline to apply is January 5. The application form may be printed out from the Scholarships section of this site. Applications must be emailed to the Times' scholarship program administrator at

Renewal applicants: The deadline to apply is January 5. Use the Renewals form (also found at Scholarships on this website) and email all materials to

Questions? Email

If you are a first-time applicant, click here.

If you are a renewal applicant, click here.