Hello, supporters of diversity:
In an effort to promote newsroom diversity and perspectives, the AAJA Sports Task Force is offering 2 free scholarships/stipends to attend the AAJA National Convention in Houston from Aug 8-11 for free! Please share with anyone who might benefit from this scholarship worth $900!
For the 3rd consecutive year, the AAJA Sports Task Force is pleased to offer one scholarship to a current college student interested in sports journalism, and one scholarship to a recent college graduate (within 3 years) to help cover expenses related to travel, accommodations, and registration fees for the 2018 AAJA National Convention in Houston, August 8 – 11, 2018. The scholarships, $900 each, are made possible thanks to Don Yee (of sports talent agency Yee & Dubin Sports, LLC.).
- Cover letter (explain journalism experience â€“ if any â€“ academic accomplishments, career goals, community involvement and financial need)
- Essay (1,000-2000 words) â€“What do you hope to accomplish as a journalist and how has your ethnicity/cultural background helped to shape these professional goals?
- References (names and contact information)
HOW TO APPLY:
There are 2 versions. One for students, one for grads. Details listed on AAJAâ€™s website
Monday, April 30, 2018
In case you missedÂ AAJA Sports Task Force’s Facebook Live mentorship session with Bleacher Reportâ€™s Joon Lee, hereâ€™s the link