Pennsylvania Women's Press Association is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a journalism major.

Both men and women may apply. Eligibility requirements are that the student be a Pennsylvania resident, a journalism major in a four-year or graduate level program in a Pennsylvania college or university, and be classified as a junior, senior or graduate level student for the fall of 2010..

The winner will be selected on the basis of proven journalistic ability, dedication to journalism, and general merit.

To obtain an application, write to Teresa Spatara, PWPA Scholarship Director, P.O. Box 152, Sharpsville, PA 16150.

Deadline for return of the application is April 25, 2010.The winner will be notified by May 5, 2010.

The scholarship will be awarded at PWPA's noon luncheon Saturday, May 15 during the 2010 Pennsylvania Press Conference, May 14 and 15, 2010, at the Hilton Harrisburg, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

PWPA will pay for lunch for the scholarship winner and a guest.