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 – if any – academic accomplishments, career goals, community involvement and financial need)
- Essay (1,000-2000 words) –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 AAJA’s website
Monday, April 30, 2018
In case you missed AAJA Sports Task Force’s Facebook Live mentorship session with Bleacher Report’s Joon Lee, here’s the link