Memorial Scholarship for 2016
The Bob Stevens Memorial
Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding journalism student who has demonstrated
dedication to his or her school newspaper or yearbook. This scholarship does not
require that the recipient major in journalism in college or pursue a career.
Applications will be judged by a panel of independent judges, chosen from the
many professional journalists employed in New Jersey.
at $2,000 – is awarded by Garden State Scholastic Press Association. The
winner of the award is announced at GSSPA's Spring Advisers’ Conference in May.
Bob Stevens was a dedicated teacher at Highland Park High School
for many years, where he served as the adviser to the Highland Fling, the
He was a founding member of GSSPA and served as the first
president of the organization. After his death, GSSPA started this scholarship
to honor his memory and to help aspiring journalists.
The student’s school newspaper adviser must be a member of the
GSSPA in order to be eligible for the award. The membership fee is $25 per year.
More information about
is available online.
The application deadline is Friday,
February 12, 2016.
for the 2016
Bob Stevens Memorial Scholarship will be available soon.