ONF Journalism Scholarship

Oregon Newspaper Foundation
Lake Oswego


The Oregon Newspaper Foundation assists with the development of journalism and advertising education programs, provides financial aid to students and sponsors or funds continuing education programs for Oregon journalists and journalism educators. ONF was incorporated in 1978 as a tax-exempt organization to increase the scope of involvement with journalism education and research.

The Oregon Newspaper Foundation will be selecting two college journalism scholarship recipients of $1,000 each. 

A person applying for an Oregon Newspaper Foundation scholarship must:

Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25

Be enrolled full time in an Oregon college or university and participating in its school newspaper.

Be committed to pursue a career in journalism

Application requirements:

Write a 250-word autobiographical piece describing interest and experience in journalistic endeavors.

Write a 300-word essay on how the recipient would apply the learning financed by the scholarship toward a career in journalism, including short- and long-term goals. Please also include how the scholarship will affect your financial ability to complete your degree.

Submit two letters of recommendation, one from a teacher and one from a person familiar with the applicant’s commitment to journalism.

Submit a resume.

Submit your school transcript (it can be unofficial transcript if timing is an issue

Please mail application and all necessary documentation to: ONF Scholarship, 4000 Kruse Way Place, Bldg 2-160, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. 

*Deadline for applications: May 22nd, 2017


Sunday, May 21, 2017
Application Instructions: 

See above.