High school seniors and college students from Waldo and Knox counties who plan to pursue careers in journalism may apply for scholarships offered by the Journalism Education Foundation of New England.

The foundation, a division of the New England Newspaper & Press Association, of which Courier Publications LLC is a member, will award up to 10 $1,000 scholarships this spring to students in the six-state region.

The deadline for applications is March 11, 2016.

Applicants must be a college student or high school senior planning to attend college the following year to study journalism or a related field, and they are required to have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Interested students can download the scholarship application from nenpa.com. For further information please call NENPA at 781-320-8042.