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J&C Scholarship Applications

2024 Scholarship Application is Open

duPont Manual High School’s Journalism and Communication Program offers an outstanding education for students, enabling them to attend some of the best Universities in the country. In order to help students afford these schools, below you will find a list of scholarships related to journalism and similar fields of study. If you know of any other opportunities, please contact us.

Publishers Scholarships for Manual J&C Students Only

Each Spring the Publisher Board of Directors determines how much they can set aside for student scholarships. The amounts have ranged from $500 to $1,000 dollars, which were awarded directly to students for the costs associated with attending college. 


  • Applicant must be graduating from duPont Manual High School’s J&C magnet in Spring 2024.

  • The applicant must be planning to work toward a post-secondary degree in journalism, communication, creative writing, digital design or a related field. 

  • One member of the applicant’s household must have been a member of Publishers each year the applicant attended duPont Manual High School. 

  • The student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. 

Manual Scholarship Sources

Manual Counselor’s page

Scholarships: Journalism, Communications and Related Fields

American Copy Editors Society Scholarships

Asian American Journalist Association

Association for Women in Sports Media Scholarship

Associated Press Television And Radio Assoc.

Associated Press – Google.

Broadcast Education Association

Chips Quinn

The Chronicle of Higher Education – David W. Miller Award

Fulbright Scholarship Program

Garden State Scholastic Press Association

Hearst Journalism Fellowship

International Radio & Television Society

Investigative Reporters and Editors

James Alan Cox

Knight International Journalism Fellowships

National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Awards

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Lesbian Gay Journalists Association

National Press Club

National Press Photographers Association

Native American Journalists Association

New York Women in Communications:  $5,000 annually, non-renewable.

Overseas Press Club Foundation

Public Relations Student Society of America

Pulliam Fellowship

Radio Television Digital News Association

Society of American Business Editors & Writers

SPJ — Sigma Delta Chi Journalism Scholarships

South Asian Journalists Association Scholarships

Stoody-West Fellowship

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire Fellowship

The Overseas Press Club of America Foundation (PDF)

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship for student writers Specifically for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


General Scholarships

100 Black Men of America, Louisville Chapter – website not available. Email Jerry Ledbetter Begins with a free year on Israel. Open to Jewish high school Juniors.

Davidson College – John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

duPont Manual High School PTSA Scholarship

Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs Needs based

Kentucky Federation of Republican Women

Quest Bridge  Needs based

Ron Brown Scholar Program Scholarships for Black/African American Students

Ronald McDonald House Charities for students who are active in their communities

ROTC – Naval Reserve

University of Virginia – Jefferson Scholars Foundation Scholarship

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