CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 21

Sunday
Awarded By:

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled undergraduate student.
  3. Must demonstrate a commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander Issues.
  4. Must study at an accredited institution in the United States.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students who demonstrate commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues are eligible to apply for this award.

Application requirements for the CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Work samples
Additional Information: Candidates will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, commitment to the field of journalism, and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander Issues. AAJA membership is not required for the application but if selected, the student must sign up for student membership.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable. The selected student will receive travel, lodging and registration to attend AAJA's national annual convention. Depending on the winner's area of study, the student will also be paired with a professional print, online or broadcast mentor at the convention to help them network.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, April 21

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, April 21

Applications are available online from the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) website using the link provided. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a response of no more than 1,200 words on one of the three topics listed within the application, and up to eight work samples as detailed. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Justin Seiter
Address: Asian American Journalists Assocation 5 Third St., Suite 1108 San Francisco, California 94103

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