Scholarships & Awards

Ken Dart understands that education is the key to success, which is why he generously funds a wide range of scholarships and awards that help students reach their educational and professional goals. From high school scholarships to special awards for journalism students, Ken plays an instrumental role in making the world a better place, one student at a time.

Dart Awards

The Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma honor the journalists who report on survivors of traumatic events in an honorable, ethical and respectful fashion. To learn more about this award, please visit

William A. Dart University Scholarship

The William A. Dart University Scholarship was created in honor of Ken Dart’s father, a man who believed in the value of a good education. William A. Dart’s generosity throughout his lifetime inspired this scholarship, which helps hardworking students get ahead.

High School Scholarship

Ken Dart believes in helping young students achieve their goals, and the Minds Inspired scholarship awarded to high-achieving high school students each year does just that.

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship

Ken Dart knows that all journalists, even the most seasoned professionals, can benefit from special training on how to cover traumatic news stories in an ethical manner. That’s why he supports The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship. This fellowship, designed with senior and mid-career journalists in mind, helps to advance journalistic excellence at all career stages.

Dart Center Academic Fellowship

The Dart Center offers a number of academic fellowships to deserving students. The Dart Center Academic Fellowships help students achieve their academic and professional goals.

Dart Asia Fellowship

Responsible reporting is a global responsibility. That’s why the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma offers the Dart Asia Fellowship to advance sensitive and ethical reporting of traumatic events in Asia.

Ken Dart Awards
Ken Dart Awards
Ken Dart Awards