Boston College Student Wins Scholarship

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The following is a news release from Andrews McMeel Syndication. The Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest page has further details. KANSAS CITY, Missouri, June 1, 2017 -- The National Society for Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation has announced the winners of the 2017 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest to recognize the outstanding work of aspiring …

Dear Abby’s Words of Wisdom to Young Journalists

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Longtime columnist Dear Abby, aka Jeanne Phillips, recently shared thoughts about the potential of young columnists and other journalists in a Q-and-A. She is sponsoring the Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program, the annual contest for college newspaper columnists. Three prizes will be awarded with first place getting a $1,500 scholarship and expenses paid to …

Advice Columnist Advises Students on Contest

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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

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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 …

‘Dear Abby’ Funds Scholarship Program for NSNCEF

Jeanne Phillips aka Dear Abby has announced that she will fully fund the annual scholarship program sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation, which will now be named the “Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program."  Abby was inspired to fund the scholarship program after delivering a heartfelt keynote speech at NSNC's 2016 …