Foundation / Corporation
Journalism Education Association (JEA)
12/15/17 11:59 PM Central Time / 9:59 PM Pacific Time
Awards to USA high schools in recognition of their efforts to actively support and promote the First Amendment through their student media. This award focuses on the freedom of the press. The funding source encourages schools with student media policies categorizing those media as forums for student expression or open forums and those operating as forums by practice even if they do not have a policy stating such to enter.
GrantWatch ID#: 159745
This award is for high schools only. Schools previously named as First Amendment Press Freedom Award winners must reapply to be considered for this year's selection.
To apply, a school must submit two questionnaires – one from a student, and one from a teacher or from an administrator. Round One applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Central time/9:59 p.m. Pacific time Dec. 15.
The link to apply is in the Contact Information section below.
Note: Even if your school has received FAPFA recognition before, you must reapply each year.
Those whose responses qualify them to go further in the competition will receive information about Round Two questionnaires early the following year.
Those schools receiving the award will be honored at the opening ceremony of the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The Round One application for the First Amendment Press Freedom Award can be found here: http://jea.org/home/awards-honors/first-amendment-press-freedom/first-amendment-press-freedom-award-application-round-1/
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Journalism Education Association
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