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Applications now open for 2015-16 scholarships

Pink piggy bank with glasses standing on books next to a blackboard with simple college savings or fees formula.

Pink piggy bank with glasses standing on books next to a blackboard with simple college savings or fees formula.

Each year, the Kern Press Club gives up to four $1,000 scholarships to college students with a connection to Kern County who are attaining communications or media-related degrees. The scholarship selection committee will give first consideration to applicants who meet the following criteria and include all of the required supporting materials by the deadline, Nov. 30, 2015.

Scholarships will be based on (1) academic achievement and ability as demonstrated in work samples; (2) grade point average; (3) and financial need.

Download the application by clicking on this link.

Applications are due by Nov. 30, 2015. Applications may be mailed to the Kern Press Club at the above address or emailed to kernpressclub@gmail.com.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Burger, president of the Kern Press Club, at jburger1@csub.edu. (Note: Jennifer Burger, professor of journalism at CSU Bakersfield, does not participate in judging scholarship winners.)