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Scholarships
 

The New York Financial Writers’ Association offers a number of scholarships to enrolled undergraduate or graduate journalism students in the tri-state New York area who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in business and financial journalism.  

Applications should be sent to scholarships@nyfwa.org no later than April 15, 2015 and should contain the following:
  1. School, division, major and expected graduation date; present address and permanent home address (if different), telephone number; any other relevant personal information.
  2. An essay explaining why you are pursuing a career in business and financial journalism.
  3. A current resume, including other scholarships received.
  4. Samples of your financial writing (3 to 5 pieces), including links to online work and print clippings in PDF format.
Awardees will be notified by early May
 
 

Congratulations to the 2014 Winners of the NYFWA Scholarships

2014 scholarship winners

Caelainn Barr, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Brian Cheung, Syracuse University
Patrick Gillespie, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Nina Glinski, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Sharanya Haridas, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Micah Luxen, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Antonia Massa, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Brianna McGurren, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Carl O'Donnell, New York University
Sterling Wong, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

Winners of the 2013 NYFWA Scholarships

winners 2013
Front Row, left to right: C. Vargas; K. Lobosco; L. Chen; M. Chung; NYFWA President Jan Alexander; Scholarship co-chair Sally Heinemann; Back Row: C. Giammona; T. Corrigan; P. Ward; Scholarship co-chair Stephen Foley

The New York Financial Writers Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 NYFWA scholarships.  The awards, which are given in the names of distinguished past members of the NYFWA, are each $3,000.

The 2013 Committee on Judging was chaired by Stephen Foley and Sally Heinemann and consisted of Martin Cherrin, Conway Gittens, Jan Paschal and Roberta Yafie. Click here for photos of the scholarship reception.

Kathryn Dill, New York University
Megan Durisin, New York University
Liyan Chen, New York University
Minsi Chung, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Thomas Corrigan, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Craig Giammona, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Katie Lobosco, New York University
Alex Morrell, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Camilo Vargas, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Peter Ward, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

Winners of teh the 2012 NYFWA Scholarships

2012 Scholarship winners
From left to right, NYFWA president Rich Wilner, Manek, Keller, Hicken, O'Donnell, Eisenpress, Andrianova, and NYFWA scholarship chair Sally Heinemann.

The New York Financial Writers Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 NYFWA scholarships.  The awards, which are given in the names of distinguished past members of the NYFWA, are each $3,000.

The 2012 Committee on Judging was chaired by Sally Heinemann and consisted of Martin Cherrin, Stephen Foley, Conway Gittens, Jan Paschal and Roberta Yafie. Click here for photos of the scholarship reception.

Congratulations to:

Anna Louie Sussman, New York University
Melanie Hicken, New York University
Anika Anand, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Lilly O'Donnell, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Anna Andrianova, New York University
Karl Baker, New York University
Cara Eisenpress, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Laura J. Keller, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Nizar Manek, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Theodoric Meyer, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

Winners of the 2011

Winner 2011
Left to right, Chaudhuri, Sjulin, Trivett, Scholarship Chair Sally Heinemann, Shrivastava, Samuelson, Benedicto, and Jakubek

Anna Maria Jakubek, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Bhuma Shrivastava, New York University
Christine Giardina, New York University
Helene Franchineau, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Natalia Rachlin, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Saabira Chaudhuri, New York University
Sara Sjulin, New York University
Tanya Benedicto, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Tracey Samuelson, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Vincent Paul Trivett, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism


Click here for past winners.

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