2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest Winner Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 10, 2018) – National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) has announced the winner of the 2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest, which recognizes the outstanding work of aspiring journalists. The NSNCEF has awarded the 2018 scholarship to Danny Bugingo. He will receive a $5,000 scholarship in recognition of his …

2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Contest Open

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana (January 31, 2018) -- The National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) is accepting applications for the 2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest. The contest is open to undergraduates who write bylined general interest, editorial page, or specialized columns that appear in the print or online editions of their college publications. …

Advice Columnist Advises Students on Contest

Logo of Dear Abby column

The March 29, 2017, Dear Abby column, penned by Jeanne Phillips, promotes the Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation. In the familiar format, Abby fields two questions from fans with problems and the third is a Dear Readers letter explaining the contest for students who write columns …

Dear Abby College Columnist Contest Open for Applications

Image of 2017 NSNCEF Scholarship poster

For immediate release by Andrews McMeel Syndication KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 20, 2017) – The National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) is accepting applications for the Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest. The contest is open to undergraduates who write bylined, general interest, editorial page or specialized columns that appear in the print …

College Students Live for Deadlines and Ramen Noodles

NSNC Scholarship 2016 By Mike Leonard Scholarship Chairman Having been an adjunct in journalism at Indiana University for nearly 30 years, I can say with authority that there are bright, committed and good college columnists out there, and they tend to flip an assignment on a dime. Deadline Wednesday? Knock it off Tuesday night. So with …

Young Writers, Just How Good Are You?

NSNC Scholarship 2016 By Mike Leonard Scholarship Chairman National Society of Newspaper Columnists BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- Menahem Pressler, the co-founder and pianist for the legendary Beaux Arts Trio, told me recently that this fabled career was launched almost by accident when, as a young man, he entered and won the Debussy International Piano Competition in 1946. …