Deadline: May 01, 2014
Founders’ Scholarship & Northwest Journalists of C0lor Scholarship:
Scholarship applications will be accepted from any AAJA student member in Washington State, including graduating seniors. For more details on joining AAJA, please contact AAJA Seattle VP of Programs, Caroline Li at Caroline@SoMuchGoodMusic.com.
To qualify you must be:
- Current undergraduate students (Washington state college or university who will be attending school this fall).
- Washington residents who will be attending an accredited college or university this fall.
- Seniors of a Washington state high school who will be attending an accredited college or university this fall.
- A completed application form.
- A 500-word essay (See scholarship application below)
Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship:
- A completed application form (below).
- Contact information for two references (*NOTE: We have cut out the recommendation letter requirement from two references. Instead, we will call references for our finalists).
- An copy of your current transcript (Doesn’t have to be official; we will verify. You can paste it into the application below or email/attach it as a PDF or Word Document).
- A 500-word essay (See scholarship application below).
- Statement of Financial need. Please describe the cost of your education and list any sources you use (i.e. scholarships, jobs, parental assistance and other types of financial aid) to pay for your education. (Included as part of the form below).
- Submit three samples of your best work.
Only AAJA Seattle Student Members Eligible. The Founders’ Scholarship was established in 2000 to honor Frank Abe, Ron Chew and Lori Matsukawa, who founded the AAJA Seattle chapter in 1985. The scholarship covers a student registration fee for 2014 National Convention. The 2014 convention will be held at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel, August 13-16, 2014. A small stipend for travel and accommodations is available.