The Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award is presented to the undergraduate journalist, columnist, editorial writer or reporter who best reflects the spirit of Mr. Breindel's writings: love of country and its democratic institutions as well as the commitment to preserve the freedoms that allow such institutions to flourish.
The award, which began in 2006, offers winners a cash prize of $10,000, as well as a paid internship of his or her choice at either Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, or the New York Post. In addition, residential housing in New York City for non-New York residents will be provided for the winner for the duration of the internship position. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 27, 2012.
We are looking for work which best reflects the spirit of Mr. Breindel's writings—love of country and its democratic institutions—as well as the commitment to preserve the freedoms that allow such institutions to flourish. These themes are applicable to campus topics—personal experience or contemporary philosophical thought.
- Submissions—editorials, columns or news stories—must have been published in the 2011-2012 academic year.
-If a team was involved in the writings, only one name should appear on the entry form.
-Only articles that were written for a school sanctioned university publication or website can be submitted.
-Applicants must be an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the United States at the time the submitted pieces were written. Graduating seniors are eligible.
- Applicants may submit no more than two pieces for consideration.
-The winner will receive the opportunity to begin a paid internship at either Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, or The New York Post.
-Free housing will be provided for those from outside of the New York City area.
-The winner must begin the internship within a year of being selected.
-The entries must be postmarked or submitted online by Friday, April 27, 2012. The winner will be announced in June 2012 by a panel of judges appointed by the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation.
To learn more and apply online, please visit www.ericbreindel.org
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