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 …

Scholarship Contest Deadline Days Away

Flyer for 2017 College Columnist Contest

Entries for the 2017 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest are due Friday, April 21. The 2017 scholarship opportunity is proving to be the most popular in a decade. Days before Friday's deadline, the Education Foundation has collected about three times more entries than the final tally of last year. College columnists can enter online …

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 …