Scholarships

Our mission is to inspire the best and brightest Latino students to graduate and lead through scholarships, internships, and leadership training. We do that by supporting young Hispanics pursuing a career in journalism focusing on the vehicle and transportation industries, with emphasis on the technology of the motor vehicle. Hispanic college students or graduating high schools seniors are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend university with   emphasis in a journalism or broadcast degree. Application deadline: October 30 (Annually).

JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Hispanic Motor Press Foundation will award a scholarship to a full-time Hispanic student enrolled in a national accredited undergraduate or graduate journalism program who demonstrates the potential to become the next generation of Hispanic  automotive journalist.

To  be considered for this scholarship applicants  must  submit  journalism work samples in print, text, digital, photo, and/or broadcast media. The work will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and the award will go to the best representative that can embrace the future of mobility and inform the consumer in several media formats.

REQUIREMENTS:

Complete the application form.

Provide proof of  enrollment or acceptance in a journalism program at a four-year college or university. Students completing pre-journalism programs must provide proof of admittance to a journalism program.

Provide a resume containing a record of your school and/or professional journalism experience, and  include any journalism honors and awards, scholarships, or achievements .

Provide at least three journalism samples that indicate publication of the work and include your byline and/or credit.

Write a short essay (400-600 words) describing the  journalism goals and how they will be reached.

Provide a recommendation letter from a journalism professor or instructor.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE OCTOBER 30 , 2021

EMAIL [email protected]   subject line:  Scholarship Application

All applications and documentation for consideration must be submitted by October 30, 2021. Scholarship award will be announced in mid-November  2021

photo credit: NC State University library image bank.