Scholarships


Sports journalists: The AAJA Sports Task Force is looking to pay for your registration (and a lot more) to AAJA National Convention in Houston!

One college student and one recent college graduate will receive one scholarship of $900 each to help pay for expenses incurred from attending the convention. The scholarships are made possible thanks to a $2,000 donation made by sports agent Don Yee of Yee & Dubin Sports, LLC (Tom Brady’s and Jimmy Garoppolo’s agent!).

Eligibility

For studentsapply here. The deadline is Sunday, April 22. Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time with at least 12 credit units. Applicants must also be pursuing a career in sports journalism.

For recent graduatesapply here. The deadline is Sunday, April 22. Applicants must have graduated from a community college or university (including graduate school) located in the United States within the last 3 years. Applicants must also be currently and actively pursuing sports journalism as a career.

To apply

  • Include a resume
  • Include a cover letter
  • Respond to this essay prompt in 1,000-2,000 words: What do you hope to accomplish as a journalist and how has your ethnicity/cultural background helped to shape these professional goals?
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • References (names and contact information)
  • Work samples are encouraged, but not required

For more information about the scholarship, click here. Good luck!

AAJA-Asia and The Columbia School of Journalism are are providing fellowships for three AAJA students members to attend N3Con: New. Now. Next. Media Conference in Hong Kong from May 24-27. Each winner will receive $750 from Columbia to offset transportation, lodging, registration and other costs.

Scholarship winners will participate in workshops, listen to panels and learn about journalism in today’s market at the conference.

Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students interested in journalism. Current Columbia students may not apply.

The deadline to apply is this Friday, March 30 at 11:59 pm ET.

To apply, click here.

Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting is seeking applicants for its 10-month fellowship in diversity. Fellows will report in the mediums of print, audio and video.

Up to five fellows will be chosen based on the quality of their investigative journalism pitches to Reveal.

Deadline to apply is April 12, 2018.

For more information about the fellowship, click here.

To go to the application, click here.

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