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AAJA Internship Grant

The AAJA Internship Grant is a Grant sponsored by Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA).

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Average: $1000
Application Deadline: First Friday in April
Requirements: Applicant must work as an intern for a news organization. Selection is based upon a commitment to the field of journalism, a sensitivity to Asian-American issues as demonstrated by community involvement and journalistic and scholastic ability, and financial need.

Sponsorship provided by:

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
1182 Market Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94102
Email Address:
Phone Number: 415 346 2051
Fax Number: 415 346 6343

You can find out more by contacting:

Karen R. Dispo
Program Coordinator

You should always investigate the background of the grant. Your best chance of obtaining money can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and then determining if you qualify. Before you even begin, figure out the particular aims of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and their goals for the AAJA Internship Grant. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that you have any likelihood of being awarded the grant. After figuring out that there is a good chance of actually being one of the winners of the AAJA Internship Grant, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail of applying for the grant is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be long and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out properly and completely. Use caution to insure that you will not miss out because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the AAJA Internship Grant chooses a winner and actually dispenses the money in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the grant to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the AAJA Internship Grant. You might find it challenging to take care of the expenses associated with school, and making use of the AAJA Internship Grant to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the AAJA Internship Grant, try not to be upset, search for additional grants for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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