The 2019 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest is now closed. Please check back for an announcement regarding this year’s winner in August 2019.

The Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program is an annual contest for college publication columnists underwritten by Jeanne Phillips aka Dear Abby. Learn more about her goals for the contest.

Undergraduates (including seniors) writing bylined general interest, editorial or specialized (humor, sports, business, arts, culture, etc.) columns appearing in print or online editions of college publications submit three bylined columns for consideration. The scholarship winner is determined by judges chosen by the NSNCEF. Check back soon for information about the 2019 contest. 

If you have questions, contact Scholarship Chair Amy Reynolds by email at areyno24@kent.edu.

The Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program provided by the NSNCEF is made possible through the generous support of Jeanne Phillips aka Dear Abby.

The NSNC Education Foundation (NSNCEF) is a tax-exempt non-profit foundation [501(c)3] devoted to the education and training of new and experienced columnists everywhere. The foundation was incorporated in 2003 in the state of Texas.

The core mission of the Education Foundation is to foster training opportunities for columnists and others interested in column writing. The foundation works with the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and others to serve as a training tool for both aspiring and published columnists in all media. The foundation’s special emphasis has been on helping assist college columnists.

Contributions to the NSNCEF are welcome. Funds go toward helping train columnists.

NSNC Education Foundation
c/o Luenna Kim, Executive Director
P.O. Box 280692
San Francisco, CA 94128
Phone number: (415) 691-7030