Scholarship

Dear Colleague: 

The Garden State Journalists Association will sponsor the fifteenth annual Maureen Roscelli Memorial Scholarship for college juniors majoring in journalism, media, or communications. The $1,000 scholarship honors Maureen Roscelli, a dedicated professional who believed in lifelong education. 

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria: the student must reside in New Jersey, plan a career in communications, and be a college junior in good academic standing. 

An applicant must submit a letter of 300 - 500 words describing background and career goals, and list home address and telephone number, extra-curricular college activities, and the name and address of the high school from which the applicant graduated. Letters must be typed and double-spaced. 

Print or video clips and a letter of recommendation from the student's communications advisor, department head, or instructor must be enclosed. 

The deadline for application is Wednesday, April 3rd. The scholarship will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner of the Garden State Journalists Association which will be held on Thursday, May 23rd at the Chart House Restaurant in Weehawken. 

Please forward applications and letters to: 

Ellen Wayman-Gordon
Executive Director
GSJA Memorial Journalism Award Foundation
1287 Inwood Terrace, #1
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024 

Sincerely, 

Ellen Wayman-Gordon
Executive Director, GSJA Memorial Journalism Award Foundation