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National AAJA General Scholarship

The National AAJA General Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $2000
Application Deadline: First Friday in April
Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled full time. Selection is based upon a commitment to the field of journalism, a sensitivity to Asian-American issues (as demonstrated by community involvement), journalistic and scholastic ability, and financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study

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

A good place to start is to check out the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, figure out the particular aims of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and what they hope to achieve with the National AAJA General Scholarship. Once that is done, verify that there is any likelihood of actually getting the scholarship. Upon determining that you have the possibility that you can be a recipient of the National AAJA General Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical aspect of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be time consuming and laborious, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done accurately and thoroughly. Use caution to insure that you will not be denied because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the National AAJA General Scholarship confers the award and makes payment of the money so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with the expenses associated with school and how it will help you out, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the National AAJA General Scholarship. It can be difficult to find ways to cover the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the National AAJA General Scholarship to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the National AAJA General Scholarship, don't give up, there are other scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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