Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship


The Bruce Schneider Memorial Leadership Scholarship is given to one student to reward and encourage publications editors and school leaders to continue their leadership talents into college. Students do not have to pursue journalism in college to qualify. It is $2,000. 

Who is Bruce Schneider?

Applications are due by noon (12 pm) on Friday, Feb. 9.


  1. Must be a graduating senior in the Class of 2018.
  2. Must enroll in a college/university beginning the summer or fall semester of 2018-2019 school year.
  3. Must be an editor of a newspaper, yearbook or broadcast media.
  4. Must submit complete application according to directions by noon on Feb. 9, 2018.
  5. Schools may only enter one application.
  6. The winner will be announced at the annual trivia night on Feb. 20 and on
  7. For any questions email [email protected].
  8. Late applications or incomplete applications will not be considered for the award.


  1. 250 word maximum essay detailing why your leadership roles and skills qualify you for this scholarship.
  2. Letter of recommendation from a faculty member (not the adviser) who can testify to your leadership abilities.
  3. 3.0 minimum GPA and proof of leadership


  1. Completed application
  2. Essay
  3. Official transcript
  4. Letter of recommendation