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JEFNE Board Members

Randy Capitani, Publisher
Deerfield Valley News
Wilmington, VT

Helen Smith
NE Scholastic Press Assoc.
Boston University

Anthony Galvagna
Bank of America
Boston, MA

Ellen Zappala
Merrimac, MA

NENPA awards up to 10 scholarships each year to aspiring journalists through its Journalism Education Foundation of New England. Our foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to enter the newspaper field.

College students or high school seniors who are studying and acquiring work experience that will prepare them to work in the field of journalism are eligible to apply.

2016 JEFNE Scholarship Winners

Matthew Coutre
Emerson College

Isaac Feldberg
Northeastern University

Joshua Kery
Milton High School

Bailey Knecht
Northeastern University

Melanie Kos
Holyoke High School

Amy McKeever
Stonehill College

Amanda Morris
New York University

Aneri Pattani
Northeastern University

Andrew Young
Stamford High School

2015 JEFNE Scholarship Winners

Matthew Emerson Cappucci
Sturgis Charter Public School

Liam Dacko
Stonehill College

Bailey Knecht
Northeastern University

Daniel Ng
Northeastern University

Aneri Pattani
Northeastern University

Rebecca Rakowitz
Stamford High School

Isaac Stein
University of Chicago

Application Qualifications for JEFNE Scholarship

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To qualify for a JEFNE Scholarship students must:

  1. Be a resident of New England
  2. Be a senior in high school planning to attend college the following year or an undergraduate college student studying journalism or a related field
  3. Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  4. Demonstrate a serious interest in a career in journalism by sending the following materials:
    cover letter, transcript, resume or biography, letter of recommendation,

    AND one of the following:
    a body of published work in a school news publication, general circulation newspaper, or a similar publication AND/OR
    a body of work prepared for a journalism class

For more information, please contact:
Megan Sherman
p: 781.320.8042
f:  781.320.8055

Promoting Growth and Excellence in New England Newspapers since 1950