The Bernal E. Smith II Scholarship

About 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 and this scholarship is for a hard working student aspiring to become a journalist to continue his legacy. 

Deadline September 30th, 2020

Memphis Association of Black Journalists (MABJ)

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