Al Romm Interdisciplinary Journalism Scholarship Fund

Date Established: February 22, 2017

This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Avrom N. “Al” Romm, an uncompromising journalist who was the first editor of the Times Herald-Record and later Vice President of News for Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., the Times Herald-Record’s parent company.

In order to be considered for this scholarship, the student must:

  • Be a graduating senior from any high school in Orange County
  • Pursue a career in journalism
  • Graduate high school with a 3.5 Grade Point Average
  • Achieve a “B” or better average in higher level math classes
  • Speak one other language, besides English, fluently
  • Enroll at an accredited university that offers a journalism degree
  • Have been involved with the high school newspaper or yearbook, or have a published journalistic byline/article in a printed publication
  • Make every attempt to attend the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Annual Scholarship Reception in June to meet a member of the Romm family, in whose name this scholarship was established
  • Enroll in interdisciplinary college classes to obtain basic knowledge of history, statistics and political science.

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