Competition is open to high school, community college, college and university students from the 11 Bay Area counties who are planning a career in print, broadcast or photo journalism.
The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club typically selects one high school student and one college student to receive the $1,500 scholarships named for Herb Caen, the late San Francisco Chronicle columnist.
Scholarship funds will be paid to schools the recipients plan to attend, or are attending, to defray college-related expenses.
Work published, broadcast or webcast from fall 2013 to the April 25, 2014, submission deadline is eligible. This is a change from previous competitions Print and photo entrants should send:
• A one-page resume.
- • Three to five clippings mounted on letter-sized white paper; photos on CD; and video on DVD-R. Print entrants must include at least two clippings of news writing and may complete the submission with examples of opinion and feature writing.
- • A letter of recommendation from an instructor in journalism, communications or English.
San Francisco Peninsula Press Club Scholarships
- Attention: Darryl Compton,
- Executive Director
- 4317 Camden Ave.
- San Mateo CA 94403-5007
The deadline is April 25, 2014