To apply:

1.Download one of the two application forms available below.  Complete the form and create a printed copy.

Please be sure to include an essay that explains what you plan to study and why, your career goals, and the financial importance of receiving a scholarship, plus information about your school activities, outside interests and activities, volunteer work, paid work, family, and responsibilities at home.

2.Ask two people to provide you with written letters of recommendation.  Please make two copies of the General Instructions for Writers of Letters of Recommendation and give one to each person.  Your references should be teachers, employers (paid or volunteer), or someone who serves in some other official capacity.  You will need to get these letters of recommendation from your references and include them in your application packet.

3.Obtain a copy of your unofficial student transcript.  Be sure that it includes the fall semester of your senior year and is readable.

4.When you have completed your application packet, email us at to let us know you are ready.  We will instruct you on how to get it to us.  Do not take it to McClatchy.  The deadline is May 15, 2020.  Your packet should include the completed application form, the essay, two letters of recommendation, and your unofficial transcript.

Please email us if you have any problems getting letters of recommendation or transcripts.

The application form is available in the following two (2) formats:

  1. Word Doc

  2. PDF