JEFNE 2019 scholarship recipients announced

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Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:00am -- Denise Sortor

The Journalism Education Foundation of New England, a division of the New England Newspaper & Press Association, has announced the recipients of their 2019 scholarships. This year, $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to four collegiate students and one high school student. The Vermont winners are Alexandre Silberman of Burlington and Sarah Asch of Middlebury.

The Journalism Education Foundation of New England encourages and supports high school seniors and college students in the six-state region who aspire to pursue a career in journalism.

The JEFNE scholarship is available to residents of New England. Applicants must be a college student or high school senior planning to attend college the following year to study journalism or a related field.

Member newspapers of the New England Newspaper & Press Association joined in sponsoring the competition for these scholarships by promoting the program in their newspapers.

For more information about the JEFNE scholarship program, please contact Linda Conway at l.conway@nenpa.com.