Journalist Scholarship Steps for the 75th EWA National Seminar
- Review the Terms and Conditions
You will be asked to agree to them as you submit your scholarship application.
- Apply for a Scholarship
You will need to describe your financial needs and qualifications.
- Wait for an Award Confirmation
Your scholarship application will be reviewed by EWA. An application submission does not guarantee a scholarship will be awarded. Applicants may be awarded partial scholarships that do not include all costs requested.
- Receive Award Letter
You will receive an award confirmation letter by email.
- Register for Seminar
After you receive the award letter, you must register for the seminar by the deadline provided in the letter. Please note: Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination, such as an image of your vaccination card, will be required during registration.
- Book Your Hotel Room
After you receive the award letter, you must book your own room. Follow the limitations noted in the letter.*
- Book Your Travel
After you receive a award letter, you must book your own travel to the seminar. Follow the limitations noted in the letter.*
- Attend the Seminar
Come to the seminar and make sure you check in at the seminar registration desk. Then head to session!
- Complete the Seminar Evaluation
After the seminar, complete an online evaluation. You will receive a link and instructions by email.
- Submit Travel Reimbursement
Once you’ve completed the evaluation, submit your expenses reimbursement form and receipts. The reimbursement form will be sent out after the seminar concludes. Do not send anything to EWA until you have received this form. This will delay your reimbursement.
- Receive Reimbursement Check/ACH Deposit
You can receive your reimbursement via check or ACH. Checks will be sent in a plain-looking envelope from a third-party vendor. If you wish to have your reimbursement deposited directly into your bank account, please fill out the ACH form.
*If this reimbursement policy creates a financial hardship for individual scholarship recipients, EWA may be able to reimburse airfare early on a case-by-case basis. The recipient should complete and submit .