Here’s another opportunity for a scholarship if you have an internship but don’t think you can live off an (unpaid) internship salary! See below:
The William Woo Grant supports Asian Americans who wish to pursue journalism, either print or online. The grant will award one student $1,000.
- Applicants must be a full-time college student or recent college graduate (within one year).
- Applicants must already have an internship for summer 2018 before applying for this grant.
- AAJA membership is not required to apply, but the chosen student will be required to join AAJA as a student.
- All funds from the internship will be used only for living expenses and transportation during the internship.
The deadline to apply is April 22, 2018.
To apply for the William Woo Grant, click here.
About William Woo
William Woo was a professor of journalism at Stanford from and a visiting professor at the University of Hong Kong until his death in 2006. He also taught at the University of California, Berkeley from 1996 to 2003.
Born in Shanghai, Woo was the first Asian American to edit a major newspaper. He edited for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch a position which he held for 10 years. He retired from the Dispatch in 1996, after 34 years with the paper.
Woo received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Asian American Journalists Association in 1990.
After his death in 2006, the University of Missouri published “Letters from the Editor,” a collection of Woo’s letters to his journalism students at Stanford. The proceeds from the book are used to fund this scholarship.