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Intern scholarships

Students hired for Times internships are eligible to apply for intern scholarships offered through the Tampa Bay Times Fund.


The scholarships are worth up to $3,500 for returning full-time undergraduates and up to $1,500 for returning full-time graduate students. Applications will be made available to interns during their summer experience at the Times.

Peggy Peterman scholarship for minority students

Peggy Mitchell Peterman was an award-winning reporter, columnist and editorial writer at the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times) for 31 years. She mentored young journalists at the Times and other newspapers. In 1989, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Black Journalists.

To honor Peggy, the Time is pleased to offer a $5,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate minority who is committed to a career in journalism. The winning student also will spend the summer as one of our news interns.

To apply, fill out an application form and check the box that you are applying for the Peggy Peterman scholarship. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1.