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GRIESHEIM, Germany — Stars and Stripes is offering three $1,000 college scholarships for the study of journalism or mass communications.

The scholarships will be awarded to members of this year’s graduating classes at Department of Defense Dependents Schools in Europe. The winners must plan to attend a four-year college that offers majors in journalism or mass communications.

Applicants must provide their high school transcripts, two writing samples, such as school newspaper articles or class assignments, one additional writing sample based on an article from the newspaper’s Opinion page and a letter of recommendation from a teacher familiar with the applicant’s writing abilities.

All of the above, plus an application form, must be returned to Stars and Stripes by April 19. Send applications to: European Stars and Stripes, ATTN: Editorial Scholarship, Unit 29480 APO AE 09211. To access the application form (in MS Word format), click here.

Any questions should be addressed to Kriston Loughlin at 349-8268; civilian (+49) (0)6155-601268. The e-mail address is


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