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James Richard Bennett Scholarship

Provides assistance to attend the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022.

Description

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

Application deadline April 15, 2022
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Who is eligible?

Journalism students in Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma or Louisiana. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville students are not eligible. 

What does the fellowship provide?

For attending the conference in-person, the fellowship includes:

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($25 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration included
  • Four hotel nights ($1,168 value)
  • Travel stipend ($500)

For attending the conference virtually, the fellowship includes:

  • One-year IRE membership/renewal ($25 value)
  • Complimentary conference registration included

Required application materials:

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

How to donate to this fellowship/scholarship fund:

If you wish to contribute to this fellowship, you can donate through IRE’s online donation form and indicate the name of the fund in the form.

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