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2020 Press Club scholarship applications are closed. 
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About the Press Club and Journalism Foundation Scholarships

The St. Louis Press Club awards and funds a variety of scholarships for communications students from the St. Louis metropolitan region. Some are in conjunction with the Journalism Foundation. 
These scholarships include:

David S. Lipman Scholarship
$4,000 award
Presented by the Press Club and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch to a journalism student at the University Of Missouri School Of Journalism
(Selection of the David S. Lipman $4,000 scholarship recipient is made by the University of Missouri School of Journalism faculty)

Ronald W. Wade Journalism Scholarship
$2,500 award
Presented by the Press Club and St. Louis Post-Dispatch to a minority journalism student
Click here to read about Ronald W. Wade and to donate to this scholarship

Neiman Marcus Media Scholarship
$2,000 award
Presented to students pursuing a career in print, broadcast or digital journalism

St. Louis Press Club Media Scholarships
(5) $1,000 award
For students pursuing a career in print, broadcast or digital journalism. Sponsored by: St. Louis Cardinals, Edward Jones, Centene, Drury, Nine Network

Summer Media Internship Scholarships
(2) $1,000 awards
For students pursuing a media career in print, broadcast or digital journalism

St. Louis Press Club Internship Scholarships
$1,000 award
For communications students each semester interning at St. Louis Press Club

High School Journalism Scholarship
$1,000 award
For a graduating senior selected by the Missouri Journalism Educators Association

Karlheinz and Doris Finzel Photojournalism Scholarship
$1500 award

Presented to a student pursuing a photojournalism career Journalism Foundation Scholarships
$1,000 and $1,500 awards
From other communications organizations: Missouri Professional Communicators, St. Louis Chapter of Baseball Writer’s Association, United Media Guild, Fleishman Hillard, Times Newspapers with Webster University

Joan Foster Dames Women’s Journalism and Media Studies Scholarship
$1,000 award
For women pursuing a degree in journalism or media studies
Click here to read the Eulogy for Joan Foster Dames, Click here to donate to the Joan Foster Dames scholarship

Joe Bonwich Media Scholarship
$1,000 award
For students pursuing a media communications career
Click here to donate to the Joe Bonwich scholarship

Donald R. Burris Journalism Scholarship
$1,500 award
For students pursuing a media career in print, broadcast or digital journalism

Fourth Estate Scholarships
(8) $500 award
Sponsored by: Spire, Sam and Marilyn Fox Foundation, Missouri Athletic Club, Commerce Bank, Switch, Betsey Bruce, Wallis Petroleum, Marylen Mann and Frank Jacobs

Sarah Bryan Miller Scholarship
$1,000 award
For a student studying both communications and music

If interested in an internship with the St. Louis Press Club, call 314-449-8029 or email info@stlpressclub.org

Spring and fall interns need to be attending a university in the St. Louis area.   

2020 Press Club scholarship application deadline is April 1. 
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Press Club Present and Past Scholarship Recipients