$1,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
134
Days
May 1 2019
Application Deadline
3
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

One-time award for Washington state high school and college students seeking careers in journalism. Awardees are also paired with a mentor, expected to join AAJA, and participate in AAJA activities. The program also offers The Founder's Scholarship, which pays for registration and airfare so a student may attend the AAJA National Convention.

Amount Details

$250
Low Amount Awarded
$1,000
High Amount Awarded
$3,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Washington
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Communications, Filmmaking/Video, Journalism, Photojournalism/Photography, Advertising/Public Relations, TV/Radio Broadcasting
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: African, Chinese, Hispanic, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American/Caribbean, Lebanese, Lao/Hmong, Mongolian, Mexican, Sub-Saharan African, Syrian, Turkish, Vietnamese, Yemeni

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
Contact Ms. Mai Hoang
AAJA Chapter Treasurer
mhoang@yakimaherald.com
Tel: 509-577-7724 Address Yakima Herald Republic
114 North Fourth Street
Yakima, WA 98909