The Feb. 1 application deadline is fast-approaching but applications WILL be accepted beyond that deadline. Please encourage your students to complete the online application ASAP — and plan to supplement it with all the necessary components by February 15. (That includes letters of recommendation, transcript and work samples.)
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The annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of “free spirit.”
Students will come to Washington, D.C. June 14-20, 2019, to participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW and are awarded a $1,000 college scholarship. This Freedom Forum Institute program was established in 1999 to honor Al Neuharth, the founder of USA Today, Newseum and the Freedom Forum. The conference is designed to inspire and encourage students to pursue journalism.