About the award

Estimated at $1,000.

The Rolf Lockwood NewCom Scholarship was created to honour the career of NewCom Business Media writer and publisher Rolf Lockwood.

For the best example of a magazine article focusing on business journalism.

Rolf Lockwood is editorial director and publisher of Today’s Trucking, and a winner of the CBP Harvey Southam Editorial Career Award.  He is one of the founding partners who created the magazine (and now website) from scratch, and 20 years later he’s still trucking!

Criteria

  • Applicants must be in the third or fourth year of the journalism program at the time of application;
  • Students must be in clear academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.30 (B+);
  • Students must have written and submitted the best example of a magazine article focusing on business journalism over the previous year;
  • Students must include a cover letter explaining how they meet the criteria above and what business journalism means to them.

Your application must include:

  • A cover letter stating only the award you are applying for, your name, your student number, your year of study and your CGPA;
  • a letter explaining how they meet the criteria above and what business journalism means to them. Please include your name, year of study, student number and CGPA in the letter’s header;
  • a magazine article focusing on business journalism, written over the previous year.
2016 Rolf Lockwood Scholarship
2016 Rolf Lockwood Scholarship

John Smith, Editor - Today\'s Trucking Magazine, with 2016 winner Sarah Cunningham-Scharf.

John Smith, Editor - Today\'s Trucking Magazine, with 2016 winner Sarah Cunningham-Scharf.

2015 Rolf Lockwood Scholarship
2015 Rolf Lockwood Scholarship

2015 winner Viviane Fairbank with presenter Peter Cater, editor, Today’s Trucking magazine.

2015 winner Viviane Fairbank with presenter Peter Cater, editor, Today’s Trucking magazine.

Past Winners

2017    Mitchell Thompson

2016    Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

2015    Viviane Fairbank

2014    Cormac McGee

2013    Cormac McGee

2012    Rhiannon Russell

2011    Vidya Kauri

2010    Marta Iwanek

2009     Julie Ryland