Last Chance to Submit for an Academic Scholarship from New York Women in Communications Foundation

January 20, 2015

CALL FOR ENTRIES TO ALL COMMUNICATIONS STUDENTS:

LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT FOR AN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
FROM NEW YORK WOMEN IN COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION
$2,500 - $10,000 Scholarships Awarded per Student

NEW YORK, NY (January, 2015) — New York Women in Communications Foundation, the philanthropic arm of New York Women in Communications, Inc., announces a last call for submissions for academic scholarships, ranging from $2,500 - $10,000 for high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students, who intend to pursue or further a career in communications. Submissions close January 30, 2015!  

As the largest foundation in the tri-state area for women's scholarship in communications, New York Women in Communications awards winners in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000. Several are named awards supported by corporations or foundations that have specific criteria. This year, we are excited to introduce two brand new scholarships: the Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship and The Roz Relin Scholarship. 

The Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship will be awarded to a student hoping to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, reporting, programming or production.  The Roz Relin Scholarship was established to honor Roz, who was a mentor and true pioneer in the field of communications and made a significant impact within the organization of New York Women in Communications.  The first ever Roz Relin Scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating excellence in communications studies and enthusiasm and commitment to the field.  

The Foundation has awarded more than $1 million dollars in scholarships since its inception in 2000, making a difference in the lives of hundreds of deserving young women.
Recipients of the awards will be acknowledged at the renowned New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards Luncheon on Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

2015 Scholarships Include:

•    Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship
•    The Roz Relin Scholarship
•    Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and internship
•    Meredith Corporation Scholarship
•    New York Women in Communications Alumna Award of Excellence
•    Hearst Scholarship
•    Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and internship from Scholastic
•    Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour
•    Carlozzi Family Scholarship
•    Esperanza Scholarship

For details on eligibility, how to submit, selection process, full descriptions of the scholarships and more – visit:  http://www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships

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About New York Women in Communications Foundation
The New York Women in Communications Foundation, a public charity founded in 2000, exists to help a younger sisterhood successfully enter the world of communications with financial support, professional guidance and ongoing friendship.  An arm of New York Women in Communications, the Foundation awards scholarships and provides educational programs for women, whether just beginning or embarking on a transition in their careers. It is the largest foundation for communications scholarships for women in the tri-state area. For more information, please visit www.nywici.org/foundation