The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarships for collegiate sports journalists.

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APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years in 2019 are eligible for the scholarship, which will awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Phil Kaplan, deputy sports director of the USA TODAY Network – Tennessee, and includes editors from all sections of the United States. The deadline is June 1.

Please include the following information in a letter of application:

– Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.

– Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.

– Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.

– Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs.

Email information to Phil Kaplan at phil.kaplan@knoxnews.com with APSE Scholarship in subject line.

If you need to use standard mail for academic information, send to this address:

APSE Scholarship

c/o Phil Kaplan, Sports Editor

Knoxville News Sentinel

2332 News Sentinel Drive

Knoxville, TN 37921

 

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