?Chicago Defender? Offering Black Press Scholarship

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By: E&P Staff

The deadline is next Monday, Oct. 4, to apply for the Chicago Defender’s Abbott-Sengstacke Scholarship, open to Chicago residents who are undergraduate or graduate print journalism students studying at any accredited college or university, or students at Chicago-area schools.

“The Defender wants to help aspiring journalisms not only prepare for a career in the industry, but for one in the Black Press,” the black-oriented weekly said in a statement.

The scholarship is for $2,500.

Information about the scholarship is available at the newspaper’s Website, www.chicagodefender.com

Winners will be presented at the Defender’s Newsmakers Awards and Scholarship Gala on Oct. 16 in Chicago.

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