Judith G. Clabes Scholarship
School of Journalism and Media
Freshman only: 
JOU - Journalism
This scholarship was established by the Scripps Howard Foundation in 2008 in honor of Judy Clabes' service to the Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to a declared upper-division major (preferably print/multimedia), who has demonstrated through class work, internships, part-time work, or extra-curricular activities, an exceptional understanding of and commitment to the importance of First Amendment advocacy and principles in the professional and civic life of a working journalist, and/or of the vital relationship of these principles to the preservation of democracy. A 500-700 word essay is required on the topic “Why the Protections Guaranteed Journalists under the First Amendment will be Essential to Your Career." Clabes is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame (1997) and was named the CIS Outstanding Alumnus in 2004, along with her husband Gene Clabes.