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Avg. Amount Awarded
248
Days
February 17 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship

Description

Established in 2002, this scholarship is made possible through a donation from NAHJ founding member Maria Elena Salinas. This scholarship is offered to students pursuing journalism careers in either English or Spanish-language. Students pursuing Spanish-language journalism must submit their essay in Spanish. Students must be attending four-year colleges and community colleges in the United States and Puerto Rico. Two references from people who are familiar with the applicant's academic and/or journalism work must be submitted. Three work samples are required. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Journalism

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Contact Leslie-Anne Frank
Director of Next Gen. Initiatives
lafrank@nahj.org
Tel: 866-624-5674 Address 1050 Connecticut Ave, NW 5th Fl
Washington, DC 20036