Barbara Frye Scholarships Winners Announced

The 2014 application period has closed and winners have been announced. Stay tuned for updates about our next application period for the 2015-2016 academic year.

(Sometimes) Annual Capitol Press SkitsThe scholarships are possible each year because of the annual fundraiser held by the Florida Capitol Press Corps. The event, known as the (Sometimes) Annual Capitol Press Corps skits, will be held on March 10, 2015, at 7 p.m. at The Moon in Tallahassee. This year will be the 60th year of the skits. For tickets, and more information, please go to:

How to apply

Who: Graduating high school seniors and college students planning to pursue a career in journalism can apply for a $2,000 award. Students who attended a high school in Florida or attend or expect to attend a college or university in Florida are eligible to apply.

What: The $2,000 award is granted on the basis of merit and dedication to a journalism career. Past winners and applicants may re-apply.

When: Application deadline for 2015-2016 academic year has not yet been announced.

Where: E-mail your application to

Why: Because you’re a talented young journalist, and we would like to improve the depth, breadth and accuracy of future generations of journalists.

How: All applications must be in electronic format. Fill out, or copy and paste this Barbara Frye application form. Write a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to be a journalist and why you should be selected for the scholarship. Include three samples of your published work (clips or links), and at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or professional journalist.