Big Island Press Club offers scholarships
The Big Island Press Club (BIPC) announces the availability of scholarships for eligible students pursuing higher education in the field of journalism or a related field.
BIPC annually offers the $1,000 Bill Arballo Scholarship, $500 Yukino Fukubori Memorial Scholarship, $500 Jack Markey Memorial Scholarship, $1,500 Robert C. Miller Memorial Scholarship and the $1,000 Marcia Reynolds Scholarship.
Last year, BIPC awarded a total of $4,600 to five Hawaii Island students at the annual scholarship dinner in Hilo.
Awards are determined by the BIPC Scholarship Committee. To qualify, applicants must have residential ties to the Big Island, express a clear interest in and aptitude for a career in journalism or a related field, be pursuing a degree in journalism or a related field and enrolled full time at an accredited college or university, and maintain a strong record of academic achievement.
Application forms and instructions are available at the BIPC website, www.BigIslandPressClub.org, and from high school counselors at Big Island public and private high schools. The deadline to apply for the 2014 scholarships is April 15; applications must be postmarked by this date.
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