Country: USA Value: $1,000.00 Deadline: Dec. 31, 2021 Category: Essay

Joanne Norris Scholarship in USA: One student will be awarded $1,000; (nonrenewable) to be paid directly to their college or university admissions office.

Joanne Norris was an award-winning journalist who worked for publications such as the Redding Record-Searchlight and the Long Beach Press Telegram. Her career began in the 1950s, when there were few female journalists, and she committed her research to going beyond "puff piece" assignments to deeper issues such as sexism, racism, and prejudice.

Joanne knew that true journalism entails looking at a story from every perspective, regardless of where the facts lead, and presenting it with reverence for the truth's unchanging significance.

Application Criteria for Joanne Norris Scholarship in USA

  • Be a high school senior
  • Currently have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Submit a short essay (details below)

Please send all applications to
To be considered, please email us:

  1. Name (First & last)
  2. Email address
  3. Phone number
  4. Street Address, City, State and Zip Code.
  5. Birth date
  6. Current High School
  7. College you plan on attending
  8. Degree you are seeking
  9. Current GPA (cumulative)
  10. How did you hear about the scholarship?
  11. Your essay.

Please make your essay approximately 500 words in length. In your own words, please tell us "How has Covid-19 Pandemic Positively Impacted your Life?"

Eligible Nationalities for Joanne Norris Scholarship in USA

USA citizen

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