Journalism Talent Awards
Albright College offers
Journalism Talent Awards of $3,000 to $5,000 per year to students with
outstanding journalistic talent. Journalism Talent Awards are independent of
merit scholarships and need-based financial aid.
Journalism Talent Awards are
given on the basis of an evaluation of written work used in newspapers,
magazines or other print media. In order to be considered for talent awards,
the student must have submitted an application for admission to Albright
Talent Review Process:
Portfolios and videos may be
submitted for review by mail.
- Mail: Submissions should be sent to the
Admission Office with an appropriately sized self-addressed, stamped
return envelope. Submissions must be received on or before February 1, 2014.
Talent Award Coordinator
P.O. Box 15234
Reading, PA 19612-5234
being reviewed for a talent award will be informed of the decision on a rolling
basis shortly after their audition.
Maintaining Your Talent Award
Journalism Talent Awards are renewable
for four years with the following conditions:
recipients of Journalism Talent Awards must contribute regularly to the student
newspaper, The Albrightian, or the
student arts magazine, Albright AM.
During the first week of each semester, students will meet with the director of
the communications program to outline specific expectations. Typically, the
work involves a combination of the following activities:
- Attending staff meetings
- Writing 300 word newspaper articles
- Writing feature articles
- Writing and producing radio news scripts
- Editing print publications
- Contributing to design and layout
Awards are renewable for four years of study at
Albright. Students receiving these awards are free to pursue any major
they wish. To schedule an audition, departmental review or portfolio review,
please call (800) 252-1856.