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Ferguson Blair Publishing Scholarship

The William Cross Ferguson and Harry L. Blair Scholarship in Publishing is an annual scholarship which is awarded to a graduating senior or recent graduate of William & Mary. To be considered for the scholarship, the successful applicant must have applied for admission to one or more of the national Summer Publishing Institutes – New York University (Summer Publishing Institute), Columbia University (The Columbia Publishing Course), or University of Denver (Denver Publishing Institute). The winner must be accepted into one of these programs by the time the scholarship is awarded.

A first and second place winner will be selected. The scholarship recipient will receive funding ($5,000 for first place and $2,500 for second place) paid directly to the school attending.   

Graduating seniors and recent alumni of all majors are welcome to apply. The application will be posted in early spring and is usually due in March. Check out TribeCareers for application requirements, timeframe, and to submit. 

Typical applications requirements include: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement
  • Application Form 
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation

Any questions about the scholarship? Direct those to Cristen McQuillan at [[clmcquillan]].