The Charles Forrest Alexander Award in Journalism is presented annually to a student who has achieved distinction in Vanderbilt student journalistic projects. The award is designed to honor a student journalist who is “active in collecting information, reporting, editing, photography, business activities and/or administration of a newspaper, magazine, journal, yearbook, television or radio station.”

Eligibility & Requirements

- Applications should be submitted by students of Vanderbilt University.

- Applicants must be active in one or more student publication and/or broadcast medium and must be a full-time student.

Selection Criteria

- Degree of active participation in student journalism projects and activities

- Objectivity and thoroughness expressed in material or work

- Regard for journalistic and personal ethics

- Impact of journalistic activities on student life at Vanderbilt

The deadline to apply is 12 p.m. noon on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.
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