The NSNC Education Foundation sponsors an annual contest for columnists at collegiate newspapers.
There’s money, scholarship prizes range from $1,000 to $250.
There’s more, reports Stanford professor Joel Brinkley:
In addition, the top winner will be the guest of the NSNC at its 2013 conference in Hartford, Conn., June 27 to 30. Airfare, hotel, shuttle and registration will be paid by the Foundation. The recipient is listed in a Hall of Fame.
The Jeff Zaslow College Columnist Award is open to undergraduates (including seniors) who write bylined general interest, editorial page or op-ed page columns for their campus newspaper, print or online. Sports columns, movie reviews, magazine columns and other specialized columns are not eligible. Students may submit no more than one entry, consisting of three columns.
There is no entry fee. Click the link for more details.