National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships
Applicants must major in journalism, communications, or other disciplines related to a journalism career. Up to eight students are awarded scholarships each year. Students must be members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
To apply, candidates need to submit an online application. They will also be required to complete an essay on a specific topic. Other requirements include a resume, a cover letter that clearly states the applicant's goals, accomplishments, and financial need. Work samples and three letters of recommendation are also required.
The scholarship is offered by NABJ, a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that supports black journalists around the world. The organization was formed in 1975 and since its beginning has awarded scholarships, internships and fellowships to support students who want a career in journalism.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in FEBRUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,500.
For more details, visit www.nabj.org/?page=SEEDScholarships