First, grant applications for equipment must be postmarked by April 16. The California Newspaper Publishers Association is handing out grants of up to $1,500 per school specifically for the purchase of equipment to improve the production process at campus newspapers. Questions? Need an application? Contact Joe Wirt at CNPA. (Editor’s note: Earlier in the day we had the wrong due date. April 16 is the correct date.)
Second, the San Francisco Peninsula Press club is offering scholarships o high school, community college, college and university students from the 11 Bay Area counties who are planning a career in print, broadcast or photojournalism. Here’s a link to the flyer that gives details. The deadline is April 1. Please distribute copies of the flyer to students or post it in your classroom.