The Walsh scholarship honors Bill Walsh, author, blogger and longtime copy editor at the Washington Post. Walsh, who died in early 2017, was an active and creative member of the ACES Education Fund board. The Walsh scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who demonstrates the talent and passion for language that Bill devoted his life to and who aspires to pursue the craft of editing the news.
Eligibility: Applicants must be seeking college or university degrees and be enrolled as juniors, seniors or graduate students during the summer and/or fall term in 2018. Scholarships are awarded without regard to the student’s major or field of academic concentration. Previous scholarship winners are not eligible. Students in countries other than the United States may apply as well.
Applicants are required to submit a resume, references and an essay. They will also have to rewrite a new story (provided) and write headlines to news stories (provided). Please see the website for full details.