The Ohio News Media Foundation will award a $1,500 scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an accredited college or university within the United States for the 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian. Applicant must be a graduating senior at an Ohio high school. Awardee must be enrolled as college freshman at a United States college or university for the 2019-2020 school year. A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (C ) is required. The student's high school transcripts must accompany the application. Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied). Students must demonstrate the ability to write clearly in an autobiography of 750 to 1,000 words describing academic and career interests, awards, extracurricular activities and any journalism-related activities. Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests. Students may provide additional information such as samples or articles that have been published (limit to two, please).