Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation
and Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter
2017 FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION
INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited Virginia college or university. They must demonstrate intent to pursue a journalism career in print, broadcast or online media; they need not be journalism majors. A $1,500 fellowship will be awarded to each after approval of the internship by the foundation’s board of trustees. Submit all information below. Attach multiple sheets as necessary.
College Mailing Address ________________________________________________
City _______________________, VA Zip ___________ Phone_________________
Permanent Address ____________________________________________________
City ___________________ State ____ Zip ___________ Phone ________________
College _____________________________ Current standing (Soph./Jr.) _________
Expected graduation date (month/year) ____/____
Major(s) / Minor(s) _____________________________________________________________________
Overall GPA (through fall ’16) ______ GPA in major _______
Other colleges attended, dates (degrees earned, if any):
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On a separate sheet, please provide the following information:
I certify that the information provided on this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and that false or misleading information is cause for disqualification of my application. Further, I certify that the work samples submitted with this application represent my own efforts.
Signature _________________________________________ Date _______________
YOU CAN COMPOSE AND COMPLETE THE ENTIRE APPLICATION ONLINE AT SJPVA.com. OR COMPLETE AND PRINT THIS APPLICATION FORM AND MAIL IT TO THE ADDRESS BELOW. NOTE: MAILED PACKAGES AND LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION SENT SEPARATELY MUST BE POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE MARCH 13, 2017, AND MAILED/SHIPPED TO:
Ms. Clissa England
SPJ Fellowship Chair
5803 Fox Hollow Dr.
North Chesterfield, VA 23237-3103
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