Journalism scholarships available for Maine students

Deadline to apply is April 1.
Mar 20, 2017

The Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund is seeking applications from Maine students.

The Gannett Scholarship provides renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including print, broadcast, or electronic media. The fund helps pay tuition to attend an undergraduate, graduate, trade or technical school.

The new deadline for applications is April 1, 2017. To apply online, go to

Applicants must be graduates of Maine high schools or have been home-schooled in Maine. Students will be chosen based on demonstrated interest in journalism through their choice of coursework and extracurricular activities, as well as financial need and academic achievement.

A statewide organization with offices in Ellsworth and Portland, the Maine Community Foundation has worked with donors and educators since 1983 to provide Maine students access to educational opportunities. The community foundation manages more than 500 scholarship funds.

To learn more about the foundation, visit

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