Reporters who covered the state capital in the 1940s through the 1970s knew that the first person they needed to meet was Edward Augenstein, pressroom manager at the Capitol for 35 years. His son set up this scholarship to honor the memory and work of his father. This award is given annually.
- Recipient is selected on a basis of potential for success in journalism
- At least junior status
- Capital News Service experience (or other similar experience)
- Academic achievement
- Financial need