Deadline: UNITY Scholarships and Stipends

aajany April 19, 2012 0

Hello AAJA Members,

Don’t wait until its too late! Deadline to apply for UNITY SCHOLARSHIPS and STIPENDS is Monday, April 23rd at 5 p.m. AAJA-NY is awarding members $2,000 to attend the UNITY convention. If you are a student, unemployed or freelance journalist in need apply.


There are TWO different options for scholarships/stipends.

1.      Student Scholarship
–giving away 2 registrations + $250 stipend each

2.      Professional Stipend for unemployed/freelance journalists in need
–2 registrations + $250 stipend each


What YOU need to apply:
a) A 400-word essay on “What you hope to gain by attending the UNITY convention? How convention attendance can assist in your student life or professional career?”

c) Provide a resume and a short 40-word biography

d) List various AAJA events you’ve volunteered for

e) Must be a current AAJA member.


*IF CHOSEN to receive a scholarship/stipend, you will be required to volunteer during UNITY and AAJA-NY events.

If you have any questions or are interested in applying, please send the requirements above to

Feel free to disseminate info to other AAJA-NY members.

Note: UNITY will be held August 1st-4th at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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