Applications are available for the 12th annual Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship. The $1,000 award will be given in memory of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped and killed in Pakistan early in 2002.

The $1,000 award will be given to a student who intends to study and pursue a career in either journalism or music.

Eligibility is limited to residents of Berkshire County or areas outside the county where home delivery of The Berkshire Eagle is available.

Guidelines and applications may be downloaded by visiting

For questions not answered in the guidelines, email