Dayton Daily News Si Burick Journalism Scholarship and Internship

The Si Burick Journalism Scholarship honors Si Burick, a longtime sports editor and columnist for the Dayton Daily News. He was inducted in to the writers section of the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1935 he began to work on radio, and in 1949, when WHIO-TV went on the air, he was one of its featured personalities. In 1985 he was inducted in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame.

The Si Burick Journalism Scholarship will be awarded annually to a Miami Valley high school graduating senior who wants to pursue a career in journalism. Selection will be based not only on academic and extracurricular achievement, but also on an evaluation of each applicant’s journalistic goals.

Scholarship recipients will also earn an internship at Cox Media Group Ohio, working with professional journalists at the Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV, WHIO Radio, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News. This is a 10-week paid internship doing hands-on journalism in Cox Media Group Ohio’s multi-media newsroom (20 hours/week). Applicants must:

• Be a graduating senior from a high school in the Miami Valley. Eligible counties: Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Warren, Clark, Champaign, Preble, Darke, Shelby, Butler.
• Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
• Be accepted to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university and plan to major in a journalism-related field
• Demonstrate financial need

Donor
Dayton Daily News Si Burick Scholarship and Internship
Award
$2,000.00
Scopes
African American Community Foundation, Beavercreek High School, Butler High School Scholarships, Carroll High School, Centerville High School Scholarships, Chaminade Julienne High School, Clark County, Dayton Public Schools Scholarships, Dixie High School Scholarships, Greene County, Jefferson High School Scholarships, Kettering Fairmont High School Scholarships, Miami County, Miamisburg High School Scholarships, Northmont High School Scholarships, Northridge High School Scholarships, Oakwood High School Scholarships, Stebbins High School Scholarships, The Miami Valley School Scholarships, Tippecanoe High School Scholarships, Trotwood Madison High School Scholarships, Valley View High School Scholarships, Wayne High School, West Carrollton High School Scholarships
Deadline
03/08/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you planning to major in Journalism?
  2. In your view, what is the role of the news media today? How will it change in the next 10 years?
  3. What is the most important news story of the past year – local, state, national or international? How did it impact you?
  4. What social media do you use and why?
  5. What news media brands do you follow?
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