AAJA will award up to $2,000 to a currently enrolled college student or graduating high school senior who is pursuing journalism as a career.
Eligibility and Rules:
1. Applicants must be committed to AAJA’s mission.
2. Applicants must demonstrate journalistic excellence, a strong interest in pursing journalism as a career, and a commitment to community involvement.
3. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student enrolled full time with at least 12 credit units each semester for the fall and spring. Applicants must be currently taking or planning to take journalism courses and/or pursing journalism as a career.
Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, financial need, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American/Pacific Islander issues. AAJA student membership is encouraged for all applicants and required for the selected scholarship recipients. For membership, please apply online at www.aaja.org.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 2,000
Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
5 Third Street Suite 1108
San Francisco, CA 94103
Contact Person: Justin Seiter