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The Bernal E. Smith II Scholarship
Bernal E. Smith II is the late publisher of the Tri-State Defender. Smith was dedicated to running one of the country’s oldest African-American newspapers. This $1,000 scholarship is for a hardworking student aspiring to become a journalist and continue his legacy.
The 2022 application is now open.
Submissions close Monday, Oct. 31.
You can support future journalists and media professionals by donating to the scholarship fund:
(Make "scholarship" the subject line.)
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