Newhouse Fellow Program
This 30-month program provides for 18 months of graduate study leading to master's degree at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, internships and a post-grad professional apprenticeship. Open to under-represented groups as defined by New York State guidelines. On website, click on "Special Programs."
Deadline: Early February, annually
Asian American Journalists Association
Offers scholarships to outstanding high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students. Students are selected based on the following criteria 1) commitment to the field of journalism; 2) sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement; 3) journalistic ability; and, 4) financial need.
Deadline: Early April
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Provides several different scholarship opportunities for college undergraduates and graduates who are pursuing careers in print or broadcast journalism. Awards range from $1,000 - $5,000.
Howard Simons Graduate Fellowship
The Howard Simons Graduate Fellowship at the University of Maryland was created to expand opportunities for minority journalists in the newspaper industry. It's a 12-month masters program in public affairs reporting, and the fellowship covers tuition, fees plus a stipend of approximately $11,000 for living expenses. For more information, contact, The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20071-7403, Phone: 202-334-6000.
Deadline: May 1 for fall, October 1 for spring, annually