Colorado Press Women has awarded two scholarships to deserving young journalists.

Recipients for 2010 are Leah Millis, photo editor at The Metropolitan, the student newspaper for Metro State College in Denver, and Katherine Schultz, Mesa State College in Grand Junction.

Undergraduate students majoring in journalism or mass communications at a Colorado university or college are eligible for the $500 awards. The applicants must complete an application form, provide a letter of recommendation from a mass communications/journalism faculty member at the college the student is attending, and provide a 300-to 500-word essay introducing the candidate and summarizing the candidate’s college and community involvement.