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November 20, 2023

2023 Dr. Sheila Brooks NABJ Entrepreneur Scholarship

The 2023 Dr. Sheila Brooks NABJ Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to honor Dr. Brooks’ lifetime of service with NABJ. Among her many contributions, she was the first national scholarship and internship programs co-chair, a national executive board member, founder of the NABJ Multimedia Student Projects, and previously served on national committees for the organization. Dr. Brooks was inducted into the 2023 NABJ Hall of Fame and received the 2019 NABJ Ida B. Wells Award and the inaugural 2011 NABJ Patricia L. Tobin Media Professional Award. Dr. Brooks is also a three-time recipient of the NABJ President’s Award.

We are looking for aspiring entrepreneurs who are enthusiastic about the possibility of pursuing a career in media, marketing, or communications! Please share all of your academic achievements, leadership roles, and accomplishments with us. Feel free to brag about yourself!

– Current NABJ student member in good standing

– Incoming Graduate student or a Graduate student with at least one full-year of school remaining at the time of the application and disbursement of funds at an accredited U.S. college or university

– Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) verified by an official transcript

– Completion of application requirements

Application Deadline – midnight (PT) on Monday, November 20, 2023