The Osborn Elliott-National Magazine Awards Scholarship

The American Society of Magazine Editors and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism are pleased to announce that the National Magazine Awards Scholarship has been renamed the Osborn Elliott-National Magazine Awards Scholarship.

The scholarship honors the memory of Osborn Elliott, who was Editor in Chief of Newsweek from 1960 to 1976 and Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism from 1978 to 1986. An active member of ASME during his career as an editor, Oz Elliott was inducted into the ASME Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame in 1996.

Funded by National Magazine Awards entry fees and ticket sales, the Osborn Elliott-National Magazine Awards Scholarship supports the study of magazine journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

For information on how you can contribute directly to the scholarship, please click here. Please note that donors should select "Other" for Designation and then note the name of the scholarship (The Osborn Elliott-National Magazine Awards Scholarship).

If you would prefer to contribute by check, please make your check out to The Trustees of Columbia University and mail it to:

Attn: Abigail Bedrick

Stewardship Officer
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
2950 Broadway, Suite 704
New York, NY 10027

For more information on how you can contribute, please contact Abigail Bedrick, Stewardship Officer at [email protected].

For more information on Osborn Elliott, please click here.

The Osborn Elliott-National Magazine Awards Scholarship 2019 Recipients:

Jennifer Doherty, 28, grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she attended Tulane University. After graduating summa cum laude in 2012 with triple majors in international development, English and French, she moved to Paris, France. She worked in various roles while living abroad, including teaching English and project support at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, an intergovernmental forum for policy dialogue and coordination. Jennifer’s experiences in France deepened her interest in social and economic policy issues. She looks forward to developing her writing and investigative skills at Columbia Journalism School in order to pursue a career in print journalism. 






Jon Querolo, 23, is a 2016 graduate of the College of William & Mary, where he majored in finance and Japanese. Since graduation, he has worked as a producer in the Washington Bureau of NHK, Japan's national public television station. In this role, he has covered breaking news and produced feature stories on the US economy for Japanese audiences. He is looking forward to attending Columbia Journalism School where he will look to refine his writing, interview and investigative skills. Jon was born and raised in Reston, Virginia.




Dominick Reuter is an Atlanta native and a 2008 graduate of Boston University, where he studied photojournalism and U.S. history, while taking numerous leadership roles at the independent student newspaper. Since 2011, Dominick has been a full-time freelance photojournalist contributing to local, national and International newspapers and wire services. While in Boston, Dominick covered stories with a nationally impact, including the Boston Marathon bombing and aftermath, the criminal trials of mobster Whitey Bulger and former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, and the 2016 presidential campaign. In 2015, Dominick relocated with his wife to New Jersey where he continues to cover politics and other daily news topics for wire services and other news organizations.