Ann Priest Writing Endowed Scholarship

The Ann Priest Endowed Scholarship was started in 1999 by former Chancellor Bill J. Priest in honor of his wife Ann. The scholarship is a talent-based writing award to encourage creative expression, joy in the written word, and the value of writing as a way to learn and communicate. This scholarship will be awarded to Richland Campus students who love the written word and have shown talent and promise in creative writing, journalistic writing or writing for mind-body-spirit wellness.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Major in Journalism
  • Must be a student attending the Richland Campus during the period of the award.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Richland Campus prior to the period of the award.
  • Must have demonstrated that you have writing talent, enjoy the written word and value writing as a way to learn and communicate
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours for the period of the award
  • Must submit a prose writing sample essay, or two journalism articles, or up to five poems with an upper limit of 30 lines per poem or a total of 150 lines.
  • Recipient must maintain the above requirements to receive the spring scholarship. Failure to do so could result in a loss of scholarship benefits.

To qualify for this scholarship you must be enrolled in the required hours by the application deadline.

Award
$500
Anticipated Total

Anticipated total amount over the full term of this award.

$1,000.00

Campus/Major
07-Richland Campus, Journalism
Deadline
06/01/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. You will need to submit a prose writing sample essay, or two journalism articles, or up to five poems with an upper limit of 30 lines per poem or a total of 150 lines.