Click Here for the 2022 Scholarship Application

2022 Scholarship Applications are no longer being accepted. Winners will be announced June 1, 2022


2022 St. Louis 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:

The Mike Shannon Scholarship for Sports Broadcast Journalism/ Sports Writers - $5,000
Presented by the Press Club, the St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Shannon to a journalism student pursuing a career in sports broadcast journalism or sports writing
(Final selection of The Mike Shannon scholarship recipient is made by the St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Shannon)
Click here to donate to the Mike Shannon Scholarship fund for Sports Broadcast Journalism/ Sports Writers

David Lipman Journalism Scholarship - $4,000
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 David Lipman scholarship recipient is made by the University of Missouri School of Journalism faculty)

The Alice Handelman Scholarship for Feature Writing - $3,600
Presented by the Press Club for journalism students pursuing a career in feature writing
Click here to donate to the Alice Handelman Scholarship fund for Feature Writing

Ronald W. Wade Journalism Scholarship - $2,500
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

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

Karlheinz and Doris Finzel Photojournalism Scholarship - $1,500
Presented to a student pursuing a photojournalism career

Sarah Bryan Miller Scholarship - $1,500
For a student studying both communications and music

FleishmanHillard Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,500

Joan Foster Dames Women’s Journalism and Media Studies Scholarship - $1,000  
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
For students pursuing a media communications career
Click here to donate to the Joe Bonwich scholarship

Times Newspapers and Webster University Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,000

Missouri Professional Communicators and St. Louis Press Club Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,000

United Media Guild Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,000

St. Louis Press Club Internship Scholarships - $1,000 - $1,500
For communications students each semester interning at St. Louis Press Club

High School Journalism Scholarship - $1,000
For a graduating high school senior
(Selected  by the Missouri Journalism Educators’ Association)


Click Here for the 2022 Scholarship Application

2022 Scholarship Applications are no longer being accepted. Winners will be announced June 1, 2022


2021 MEDIA AND JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED



Fifteen college and one high school student from our region are being awarded scholarships by the St. Louis Press Club and St. Louis Journalism Foundation.

The 2021 scholarships and their winners are:

  • $4,000 St. Louis Press Club/St. Louis Post-Dispatch David Lipman Journalism Scholarship - Max Baker, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • $2,500 St. Louis Press Club Ronald W. Wade Journalism Scholarship - Micah Barnes, Webster University
  • $2,000 St. Louis Press Club Neiman-Marcus Media Scholarship - Meghan Gunn, New York University
  • $1,500 St. Louis Press Club Sarah Bryan Miller Journalism Scholarship - Greta Cross, Missouri State University
  • $1,500 St. Louis Press Club Summer Internship Scholarship - Becca Newton, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • $1,500 St. Louis Press Club Summer Internship Scholarship - Mary Boser, Mayrville University
  • $1,500 St. Louis Press Club Donald Burris Journalism Scholarship - Charlotte Renner, Webster University
  • $1,500 St. Louis Press Club Karlheinz and Doris Finzel Photojournalism Scholarship - Dasia Chavis, Webster University
  • $1,000 St. Louis Press Club Joe Bonwich Media Scholarship - Mark Burbridge, St. Louis University
  • $1,000 St. Louis Press Club Joan Foster Dames Women's Journalism and Media Studies Scholarship - Arielle Adams, Southeast Missouri State University
  • $1,000 St. Louis Press Club Spring Internship Scholarship - Tirzah Williams, Webster University
  • $1,500 FleishmanHillard Journalism Foundation Scholarship - Bethany Spitzmiller, Central Missouri State University
  • $1,000 Missouri Professional Communicators and St. Louis Press Club and Journalism Foundation Scholarship - Regan Mertz, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • $1,000 United Media Guild Journalism Foundation Scholarship - Ellen Killeen, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • $1,000 Times Newspapers and Webster University Journalism Foundation Scholarship - Jasmine Willis, Webster University
  • $1,000 St. Louis Press Club High School Journalism Scholarship - Abby Prywitch, Parkway Central High School to attend Indiana University
    (selected by the Missouri Journalism Educators' Association)

Scholarship recipients are chosen based on aptitude, interest in pursuing a communications career, academic standing, and financial need. The awards are made in cooperation with the St. Louis Press Club, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Society of Professional Journalist, Missouri Professional Communicators, United Media Guild, Times Newspapers/Webster University, Fleishman-Hillard, and private donors.

 

Click Here for videos from our Scholarship Awardees

2022 St. Louis 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:

The Mike Shannon Scholarship fund for Sports Broadcast Journalism/ Sports Writers - $5,000
Presented by the Press Club, the St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Shannon to a journalism student pursuing a career in sports broadcast journalism or sports writing
(Final selection of The Mike Shannon scholarship recipient is made by the St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Shannon)
Click here to donate to the Mike Shannon Scholarship fund for Sports Broadcast Journalism/ Sports Writers

David Lipman Journalism Scholarship - $4,000
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 David Lipman scholarship recipient is made by the University of Missouri School of Journalism faculty)

The Alice Handelman Scholarship fund for Feature Writing - $3,600
Presented by the Press Club for journalism students pursuing a career in feature writing
Click here to donate to the Alice Handelman Scholarship fund for Feature Writing

Ronald W. Wade Journalism Scholarship - $2,500
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

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

Karlheinz and Doris Finzel Photojournalism
Scholarship - $1,500
Presented to a student pursuing a photojournalism career

Sarah Bryan Miller Scholarship - $1,500
For a student studying both communications and music

FleishmanHillard Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,500

Joan Foster Dames Women’s Journalism and Media
Studies Scholarship - $1,000  
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
For students pursuing a media communications career
Click here to donate to the Joe Bonwich scholarship

Times Newspapers and Webster University Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,000

Missouri Professional Communicators and St. Louis Press Club Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,000

United Media Guild Journalism Foundation Scholarship - $1,000

St. Louis Press Club Internship Scholarships - $1,000 - $1,500
For communications students each semester interning at St. Louis Press Club

High School Journalism Scholarship - $1,000
For a graduating high school senior
(Selected  by the Missouri Journalism Educators’ Association)

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.