New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarship

  • Deadline: 04/15/2021
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: Not Available
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  • Phone: 201-612-0100
  • Fax: 201-256-4115
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  • Address: P.O. Box 338 Ridgewood, NJ 07451

The New York Financial Writers’ Association scholarship understands the financial need of the students and comes as a huge encouragement for them to pursue their dream as journalists.

The NYFWA has been awarding scholarships annually since 1976 when it gave out its first scholarship of $500.

Full Description

Besides the financial support that the winners receive, they would also have a chance to learn from experienced professionals in the financial journalism industry.

Furthermore, the winners will also receive a free year of membership in the NYFWA.

Who's eligible?

The New York Financial Writers Association Scholarship Program awards journalism students in the New York City metropolitan area.

The eligible applicants are those students who pursue a career in business or financial journalism.

Furthermore, to qualify for a scholarship you must already be attending school, or have graduated at the end of the most recent calendar year.

Ineligible students are suggested not to waste their time applying as their applications will not be taken into consideration.

How to Apply

If you consider yourself eligible for this award, you need to know that the applications should be sent to before April 15th as that is the deadline.

It is important to know that the applications for the New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarship should be available at your department or the NYFWA website.

Those students interested in applying but who do not have access to an application should simply send a cover letter with the required information.

Bear in mind the fact that applications that do not contain all of the following documents will be considered incomplete and will be rejected.

You need to provide school, division, major and expected graduation date, present address and permanent home address, telephone number; any other relevant personal information.

Plus, applicants are required to write an essay explaining why they have decided to pursue a career in business and financial journalism, as well as a current resume, including other scholarships received.

Last, but not least, you need to submit a maximum of 5 samples of your financial writing, including links to online work and print clippings in PDF format.

The scholarship winners will be notified in May.

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