Stan Brooks applications are closed and will reopen in summer, 2016.
The Jordan Schuman program is under development.
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The Stan Brooks Memorial Scholarships
are awarded at least annually. To apply, Student Members
of the New York Press Club need only fill-out and submit the application, below.
The Jordan Schuman Scholarships
honor a young reporter, raised on Long Island, who was killed in an automobile accident in late December, 2015. The program is under development. Specifics will be announced soon.
The scholarships honor pioneer broadcast newsman, Stan Brooks, who died in December, 2013, ending a 40-year career at the nation's first all news radio station, 1010 WINS. Stan was a long time member and officer of the New York Press Club.
The Stan Brooks Memorial Scholarships are intended to be general purpose and are awarded based upon aptitude and accomplishment
as determined by a New York Press Club Foundation committee of professional journalists.
Requirements for applicants:
Questions may be directed
- Must be a Student Member in good standing of the New York Press Club.
(Click to join).
- Must be in (or entering) a grad or undergrad journalism or communications program at an accredited school.
- Must fully complete and submit the online application.
- Must provide at least one example of journalistic accomplishment (see application form).
- Must attend, without charge, the Foundation's journalism conference on October 3rd to receive the
to the scholarship committee by email.
The Jordan Schuman Scholarship program is under development. Jordan was raised on Long Island. She died, at 22, in an automobile accident in South Carolina the Wednesday before Christmas, 2015. The crash happened only months after Jordan began her professional career as a multimedia reporter for WPDE-TV in Florence, South Carolina.
Her immediate and extended families have organized a scholarship fund to aid budding journalists that the New York Press Club Foundation will administer. Program details will soon be finalized and applications will be available here.