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James Richard Bennett Scholarship

Provides assistance to attend the IRE Conference, June 17-20, 2021.


The scholarship is made possible by Dr James Richard Bennett, professor emeritus of English at the University of Arkansas. 

Applications are due April 19, 2021

apply online

Who is eligible?

Journalism students in Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma or Louisiana.

What does the fellowship provide?

  • One-year IRE student membership/renewal ($25 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration ($100 value)
  • Up to three hotel nights ($900 value)
  • Travel stipend ($500)

Required application materials:

  • LinkedIn page or link to resume
  • Links to two clips showcasing journalism work
  • Letter of support to attend conference. Letter should include why you are deserving of a scholarship to receive this training.
  • Link to college transcript
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