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Cardinals announce Mike Shannon Scholarship for Sports Broadcast Journalism

ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 25, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Press Club today announced the creation of The Mike Shannon Scholarship for Sports Broadcast Journalism.

The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually, beginning this year, to a full-time student pursuing or intending to pursue a degree leading to a career in sports journalism, with preference given to students from the St. Louis bi-state metropolitan area.

“I am grateful to the St. Louis Press Club and the Cardinals organization for creating a scholarship fund in my name for aspiring sports journalism students,” said Cardinals Hall of Famer Mike Shannon.

“St. Louis has a rich history of producing some of the most talented sports writers and broadcasters in the industry and I look forward to helping the next wave of men and women pursue their dreams of a career in sports journalism.”

A panel of judges from the St. Louis Press Club and members of the Shannon family will select the scholarship recipient based on aptitude, interest in pursuing a sports journalism career, academic standing, and financial need.

Applications for the Mike Shannon Scholarship Fund are being accepted now through April 1.  A recipient will be announced on May 1.  Interested students can learn more about the scholarship application requirements at

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