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 skills and talents so they will be among the most prepared graduates in the country.
Each fall semester, 20 promising Ball State freshmen journalism majors are identified to participate in the program. This group will begin journalism studies together as freshmen and proceed through the major as a group, or cohort.
Because of their commitment to journalism, students in the Ingelhart Scholars Program will have access to a number of special experiences. Among them:
How to Apply
The 2012 competition is now closed. Check back Fall 2012 for information on applying to the program.
The application process involves submitting a packet, which includes:
Selection ProcessA committee of journalism faculty members will review all applications based on students' academic records, commitment to journalism as a profession, and potential for growth. Students accepted as Ingelhart Scholars will receive a letter or e-mail that gives more information on the program.
DeadlineApplications are due March 1, 2011, for entrance into the program in the fall of the following academic year.
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