Culpepper Journalism Foundation
The vision of the CJF is to promote excellence in scholastic journalism for students in South Florida. The mission is to provide educational and financial assistance to high school underclassmen so they can attend summer journalism programs at universities. The CJF provides "fellowships" and not scholarships because the winners must return to their high school staffs the next year and be mentors to their classmates.
Stipend for Staffs Attending the 2021 FSPA Convention
Congratulations to Margory Stoneman Douglas, Pompano Beach and South Plantation high schools for receiving reimbursement stipends for participating in the 2021 Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) virtual state convention. Requirements to receive the Staff Registration ($100) included 1) Proof of payment, 2) Photo verification of participation, and 3) Essay what staff used or gained from the participation. The stipend was available to Broward County Public Schools journalism and broadcast staffs.
Looking for a 2022 Summer Program?
Last year online, virtual programs were the norm. In 2021 very few universities offered on-campus programs. Perhaps you have relatives in a different state. Research the programs offered and apply in the spring. The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund lists programs it supports: https://dowjonesnewsfund.org/high-school-student-program/directory-of-high-school-workshops/.
Who We Are
The Culpepper Journalism Foundation (CJF) was established in 1997 to honor Dr. Alyce Culpepper upon her retirement from Broward County Public Schools. She always encouraged students to improve their writing, photography and editing skills by attending summer journalism programs at universities. The Sun-Sentinel matched the initial contributions, and all donations go directly to the students because the Culpepper family pays all other expenses. CJF Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/culpepperjf/
CJF Financial Information
The Broward Education Foundation (BEF), a non-profit 501 (c) (3), has managed the funds since 1997. You can make online donations at BrowardEducationFoundation.com under Donate Now. Indicate in the memo line "Culpepper Fellowships." No goods or services will be exchanged for your donation. Please notify the CJF via email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your online donation so we can properly thank you. Or mail a check to: CJF, 100 S.W. 75 Terrace, Plantation, FL 33317.
www.CulpepperJournalismFoundation.com - 100 Southwest 75 Terrace, Plantation, Florida 33317