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Jimmy & Suey Fong Yee Scholarship (Deadline: May 15, 2016)

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Who Can Apply:

  1. AAJA student membership is encouraged for all applicants and required for the selected scholarship recipients.
  2. Applicants must demonstrate journalistic excellence, a strong interest in pursuing sports journalism as a career. Selected scholarship recipients must commit to a minimum of five hours of volunteer work for AAJA.
  3. Applicants must be an undergraduate student enrolled full time with at least 12 credit units each semester at a community college or university located in the United States. Applicants must also be currently taking or planning to take journalism courses and/or planning to pursue sports journalism as a career.

Submission:

  • Resume
  • 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?
  • GPA requirement: Minimum 3.0
  • References (names and contact information)

Deadline: May 15, 2016

Amount: $900

Learn More: http://www.aaja.org/2016-jimmy-suey-yee-scholarship/