If you are a college-bound senior who lives in or near Berkshire County and excel at either music or journalism, it's time to apply for the Daniel Pearl Fellowship. (LINK)
After Stanford University, Pearl began his journalism career in The Berkshires at The Transcriptand Berkshire Eagle, moving on ultimately to The Wall Street Journal. His life ended with hisbeheading by extremists in Pakistan. After his death, his family, the publisher of The Eagleand others established a small scholarship to encourage brilliant youth with similar talents.