The Lenfest Institute wants to send you to a conference

A message from Cheryl Thompson-Morton at the Lenfest Institute, which is offering grants to help Philly-area journalists and journalism students of color attend a professional development conference, workshop or leadership training program (such as AAJA's national convention, the AAJA Executive Leadership Program and AAJA Catalyst): I wanted to share our announcement of an open call … Continue reading The Lenfest Institute wants to send you to a conference

UPDATE: Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship Deadline Extended to March 31st

UPDATE! We've extended the deadline of our Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship to March 31st. Also, we are happy to announce two changes to the scholarship this year: 1) High schoolers interested in journalism are now eligible to apply, and 2) The scholarship amount has been increased to $1000. The Philadelphia chapter of the Asian American … Continue reading UPDATE: Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship Deadline Extended to March 31st

ANNOUCEMENT: Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship Now Accepting Applicants

The Philadelphia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce the Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship, which will award $500 to a student who intends to pursue a journalism career and who is of modest financial means. Requirements are as follows: 1) Applicants must be a college freshman, sophomore, or junior in … Continue reading ANNOUCEMENT: Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship Now Accepting Applicants

John Curley Scholarship Fund

The AAJA National Convention in San Francisco -- from August 12 to 15 this year -- will be a wonderful opportunity to network with other journalists from around the country, to participate in panel discussions with seasoned journalists, and to attend a career fair and résumé critique sessions. For the sixth year in a row, … Continue reading John Curley Scholarship Fund

WINNER: Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to AAJA-Philadelphia's 2014 Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship winner, Marianna Sann, a freshman at Temple University! Marianna, who lives in South Philadelphia, is the first in her family to attend college. Her grandparents and father came to this country after escaping the Cambodian genocide in 1975. She has been an advocate and member of Boat People SOS … Continue reading WINNER: Vijaya L. Balaji Scholarship Awarded