[Blueboard] Locsin Scholarships in Journalism
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The Locsin Scholarships in Journalism
invites applicants for SY 2009-2010
What are the Locsin Scholarships in Journalism?
The Locsin Scholarships in Journalism are tuition-and-fees
scholarships granted to deserving juniors or seniors from the Schools
of Humanities and Social Sciences who wish to pursue programs relevant
to future careers in journalism. These programs include journalism and
liberal arts courses that develop skills for expression in media, as
well as analytical and critical capabilities that may enrich the
functioning media practitioner in Philippine society. These programs
focus on developing a critical journalist, one ?curious, sceptical,
rational, logical, persistent, open-minded, fair and intellectually
The scholarships come from a fund donated by Ateneo alumnus Raul
Locsin, Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Journalism in 1999, and enriched
by contributions from his friends and associates from the business
Each scholarship is for one school year (two semesters and a summer)
Who may apply?
Juniors and seniors in such courses as Communication, English,
Interdisciplinary Studies, History, Philosophy, Political Science,
Sociology-Anthropology and Economics who are willing to design their
programs with a view of an eventual career in print journalism are
encouraged to apply.
How does a student apply?
Application forms may be obtained from the Department of Communication
and the Office of Admission and Aid. Completed forms must be submitted
to the Department of Communication by 16 February 2009.
What programs of study are encouraged for this scholarship?
A student majoring in Communication, for example, may choose the
Journalism track with seven regular and two free electives distributed
among such courses as Media and Society, Political Communication,
Introduction to Journalism, Investigative Journalism, Editorial and
Opinion Writing and courses in political science, history and the
A student majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies could put together a
program with electives in communication/journalism and the social
The programs will be individually proposed, discussed and approved by
the Scholarship Committee comprised of the Associate Dean for Academic
Affairs, the faculty of the Department of Communication, and a
representative from the BusinessWorld.
For inquiries: Call the Department of Communication, 426-6001 local 5210.
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