Asian American Journalists Association, Seattle Chapter/Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship

One-time award for Washington state high school and college students seeking careers in journalism. Awardees are also paired with a mentor, expected to join AAJA, and participate in AAJA activities. The program also offers The Founder's Scholarship, which pays for registration and airfare so a student may attend the AAJA National Convention.


Award Amount $250 - $1,000
Number of Awards 1 - 5
Application Deadline May 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic, Arab, African, Chinese, Indian
Residency Washington
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Journalism, Communications, Filmmaking/Video, Photojournalism/Photography, Advertising/Public Relations, TV/Radio Broadcasting
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


Organization AAJA Chapter Treasurer
Asian American Journalists Association, Seattle Chapter
Address Yakima Herald&-Republic 114 North Fourth Street
City, State, Zip Yakima, WA 98909
Telephone (509) 577-7724
Web Site Web site
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