Ann Bishop Memorial Journalism Endowed Scholarship

The Ann Bishop Memorial Journalism Endowed Scholarship was established to honor Ann Bishop, one of the most respected television journalists in South Florida history. Among many honors she earned in her 25-year career, Ms. Bishop, a long-time friend of Barry, received an honorary doctorate from the university in 1997. Funds for this scholars are disbursed in the recipients’ junior or senior year.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time, third or fourth-year, undergraduate student at the University majoring in Broadcast Communication and/or minoring in Journalism in the Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Have a 2.8 or greater cumulative GPA
  • Submit two (2) recommendations, one of which must come from a Barry University professor
  • Be an active participant with the Barry Buccaneer, TV production team, or WBRY, the campus radio station
  • Submit an essay (up to 750 words) describing how applicant’s journalistic ideals closely mirror those of Ann Bishop, describing what mark applicant hopes to make in journalism, and how he/ she plans to accomplish that

Donor
Ann Bishop
Award
$2,220
Deadline
02/12/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you an active participant in the Barry Buccaneer, TV production team or WBRY, the campus radio station?
    (Note: Participation in one or the other is required to receive this scholarship.)
  2. Please write an essay (up to 750 words) describing how your journalistic ideals closely mirror those of Ann Bishop, describing what mark you hope to make in journalism, and how you plans to accomplish that.
  3. Please provide the name & email address of a Barry University professor that will provide a letter of recommendation for you. (NOTE: It is your responsibility to make sure your reference submits a letter of recommendation prior to the deadline. Manage your references in the Reference Section.)
  4. Please provide the name & email address of an individual that will provide a letter of recommendation for you. (NOTE: It is your responsibility to make sure your reference submits a letter of recommendation prior to the deadline. Manage your references in the Reference Section.)