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Undergraduates interested in journalism, as well as professional journalists seeking additional academic training, may apply for college and graduate school scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Applicants must be residents of Western New York, Northwestern Pennsylvania or Southern Ontario and attend accredited colleges or universities that offer courses to enhance journalism training. Applicants also can be from outside the chapter area if they attend Western New York colleges.

Applicants must be either working journalists or prospective college juniors, seniors or graduate students.

To apply, write for an application, sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Annemarie Franczyk, 858 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo, NY 14212. For information, call Franczyk at 878-5900 or email her at amfranczyk@verizon.net. Applications must be postmarked by April 30.

The Greater Buffalo International Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, College Scholarship Fund has awarded 129 scholarships valued at $110,000 since the program began in 1978, including 10 scholarships awarded within the last three years.