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SNDF 2016 Scholarship Application
The Society for News Design is an organization that provides training and services to and advocates on behalf of visual journalists worldwide. The Society for News Design Foundation (SNDF) is SND's educational and research arm.
Annually, SNDF awards the SND Foundation Scholarship to a deserving students interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career in visual journalism. The cash award is $2,000.

This award is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors at any accredited four-year school worldwide. The student must be a member in good standing of the Society for News Design. The annual award is renewable once, but recipients must re-apply for consideration.

The scholarship recognizes potential for excellence in print, interactive design and both.
• All applicants must be a journalism major or major in a field of related study with the intent of pursuing a career in visual journalism.
• All applicants will be assessed on four areas: talent, scholarship, service and character.

Submission Requirements

• Resume that includes a list of honors and activities.
• A letter of character reference from a professor or adviser that offers examples of your responsibility, integrity and judgment.

Resumes and letters of reference should be emailed directly to SND education director, Darren Sanefski at dasanefs@go.olemiss.edu. Please send both in PDF file format.

• A 500-word essay describing your accomplishments in the field of journalism and your financial need, if any.
• An 800-word essay answering the following questions:
Why do you want to be involved in the field of journalism? What do you feel is the biggest challenge facing visual journalism in the face of increasingly complex media consumption?
• A link to your online portfolio that contains at least eight and no more than 12 examples of page designs, photos, typography, illustrations, graphics, multimedia projects, and/or interaction design.
Edit ruthlessly. This should only be your very best work.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: JULY 15, 2016

All applications must be in English.

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