NOTE: This isn’t updated regularly. Please use deadline dates as a guideline and check them for accuracy.
Jan. 4 – Vanderbilt University Scholarship for aspiring Sports Writers. For an application email: email@example.com
Jan. 7 – JFK Library Essay Contest
Jan. 17 - NSPA's Magazine/Yearbook and Online Pacemaker Contest
Jan. 27 – David S. Barr Award Scholarship
Jan. 29 – (open to grades 1-12) Pasta Tales Essay Contest sponsored by Olive Garden
Jan. 30 – Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Jan. 31 – Emma Brown Foundation Work/Study Program from the Emma Brown Foundation
Feb. 1 - Ball State University Scholarships
Feb. 14 - Iowa Newspaper Association Scholarships
Feb. 15 – (for Juniors) Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference Note: You need your principal or counselor's signature for this scholarship. This doesn't seem like a big deal, but if you apply online, you don't find this out until after you apply and you receive a comfirmation email. And, if you procrastinate, you might not find this out until the day the application is due and it's never fun to frantically track down Dr. A or your counselor, right?
Feb. 15 - JEA's Journalist of the Year Scholarship
Feb. 29 – Wickoff Editorial Leadership Scholarship from the National Scholastic Press Association
Feb. 29 – Journalism Honor Roll from the National Scholastic Press Association
Feb. 20 - Iowa JEA Journalist of the Year
Feb. 28 – Sigma Photo Scholarship Contest for seniors
March 1 – Ball State University Ingelhart Scholars Program
March 1 – Third Annual Keep the Drive High School Journalism Awards: Write to Drive Change (Student Journalists Could win up to $2,000)
March 1 – NPC Scholarship for Journalism Diversity – from the National Press Club
March 1 – PGSF Print and Graphics Scholarships from the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
March 1 – NABJ Scholarship Program from the National Association of Black Journalists
March 10 - Iowa High School Press Association's Spring Newspaper, Website, Broadcast and HawkEye Photographer of the Year Contests (grades 9-12)
March 15 - JCAMP all-expenses paid journalism camp in D.C. for freshmen, sophomores and juniors.
April 1 – Crazy Horse Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Native American students
April 25 - Tina Wang Memorial Scholarship
April 22 - Susan Johnson Memorial Scholarship for graduating seniors going into nursing. Pick up an application from Megan Johnson or the Guidance Office.
May 10 – Quill and Scroll Scholarships. Students who received a Gold Key from Quill & Scroll are eligible to apply.
On or around May 15 - Daily Iowan summer internships as reporters, photographers and designers.
June 15 - Newspaper Pacemaker Contest Deadline
June 15 - NSPA's Individual Story/Design/Photo/Cartoon of the Year and Broadcast Contests (grades 9-12)
August 1 - NSPA's Courage in Student Journalism Award
October 1 - Iowa High School Press Association's On the Spot Writing, Yearbook, Cartoon, and Photography Contests at the Fall Conference (grades 9-12).
Oct. 15 - JEA Future Teacher Scholarship (college students)
End of October/beginning of November - My Bright Mountain Essay Contest
November 18, 2013 - Registration deadline for First Freedom Center's Essay & Video Contest
More scholarships/grants that are journalism related for college students