The PNA Foundation provides a variety of opportunities and resources for high school, college and university students, teachers and advisers across Pennsylvania. We fulfill our mission to develop the next generation of journalists and readers through training, recognition programs, tools and grants. 

Our mission is to provide training and resources to our members, to develop the next generation of readers and journalists, and to educate the public on the importance of the First Amendment and the role of a free press.

Contests & Awards

The Student Keystone Media Awards contest recognizes high school, college and university journalism that provides relevance, integrity, and initiative in serving readers.

Internship Guide

Our Internship Guide lists a variety of internship opportunities at PNA-member news organizations.

Press Passes

Pennsylvania Press Passes are available to PNA student members free of charge.

Scholarship Listings

A Scholarship Listing provides information on journalism scholarships available at PNA-member news and affiliate organizations.

Foundation Fellows Grants

Foundation Fellows Grants are awarded to newsrooms across the state to fund special initiatives, student internships and unique training.

Student Projects

The Student Projects page highlights outstanding student projects throughout the school year.

Training & Events

All PNA Foundation training is free to students. Archived sessions also are available.

University & College Newspapers

A list of Pennsylvania college and university newspapers and news sites keeps us informed.

PNA PA Connections

Free copies of PNA’s PA Connections tabloid, featuring the most impactful and engaging articles from more than 100 news organizations, are available to schools.

Student Resouces

Find valuable student resources for starting a news site or paper as well as how to maintain and improve your current publication.