Good journalists are special people who possess the perfect combination of communication skills and creative talents. The Ingelhart Scholars Program brings together a select group of promising young journalists to help them develop their understanding of media leadership so they will be among the most prepared graduates in the country.
Each fall semester, approximately 20 promising Ball State freshmen journalism department majors are selected to participate in the program in their sophomore year.
Students in the Ingelhart Scholars Program will have access to a number of special experiences. Among them:
How to Apply
The application process involves submitting a packet, which includes:
A committee of journalism faculty members will review all applications based on students' academic records, commitment to journalism as a profession, and potential for leadership growth. Preference is given to students applying as freshmen to participate in
the program during their sophomore year but other applicants will be
considered. Students accepted as Ingelhart Scholars will receive a letter or e-mail that gives more information on the program.
Applications are due March 1 each year for
entrance into the program in the fall of the following academic year.
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