Big Island Press Club Offers Scholarships

Tired of being misinformed, and want to do something about it? The Big Island Press Club (BIPC) is offering five scholarships for eligible students pursuing higher education in journalism or a related field: the $1,500 Robert C. Miller Memorial Scholarship, $1,000 Bill Arballo Scholarship, $1,000 Marcia Reynolds Scholarship, $600 Yukino Fukubori Memorial Scholarship and the $500 Jack Markey Memorial Scholarship. Last year, BIPC divided $4,600 among five Hawaii Island students.

The BIPC Scholarship Committee determines who gets the money, based on the following criteria: applicant must

  • Have residential ties to the Big Island;
  • Express a clear interest in and aptitude for a career in journalism or a related field;
  • Be pursuing a degree in journalism or a related field and enrolled full time at an accredited college or university;
  • Maintain a strong record of academic achievement.

Go to or to your high school counselor for application forms and instructions. Applications for the 2015 scholarships must be postmarked by April 18.

For more information, email or phone
Phone: (747) 444-BIPC

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