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John & Jan Ludtka Scholarship

Description: 

The John and Jan Ludtka Endowed Scholarship was established to honor the late John Ludtka, the former publisher and editor of the Ellensburg Daily Record, and his wife, Jan. The Ludtkas have been long time friends to and supporteres of Central and a variety of other causes all around the Kittitas Valley- Ellensburg Rodeo, Clymer Museum, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce to name a few.
 

Requirements: 
  • Full time CWU student
  • Must be graduating from Kittitas Valley (Ellensburg, Thorp, Kittitas) high school at the time of application
  • Must intend to major in journalism, including: print journalism or broadcast.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • If no applicant meets all the above criteria, students who graduated from a Kittitas County (including Upper County) high school and who have been accepted into the journalism major with a specialization in print journalism or broadcast will be considered.
Application Process: 
  1. Complete the General Scholarship Application through your MyCWU Account.
  2. Submit the following additional materials:
  • Submit a one page essay on your career plans and why journalism is important
Supplemental Materials Required: 

*Submit a one page essay on your career plans and why journalism is important

Contact: 

CWU Financial Aid Office
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7504
Phone: (509) 963-1611
Fax: (509) 963-1788
finaid@cwu.edu

Award Amount: 
Award amount to be determined
Deadline: 
October 1 - March 1
Department: 
Communications
Scholarship Tags: 
Incoming Freshman or Transfer
Region-Specific
Type: 
GSA