The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is proud to announce the 2013 Council for International Cooperation/Anna Chennault Scholarship and encourages rising college sophomores to apply. The winner will receive a $3,900 scholarship and an opportunity to be a Voices student news project participant at the 2013 AAJA convention in New York with all travel, lodging and registration costs covered. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to pursue journalism as a career. To increase students’ critical thinking skills and abilities to research, learn and give an opinion on a topical news item and to take a stand on this particular issue.
Applicants must be committed to AAJA’s mission and be college freshmen going into their sophomore year. AAJA membership is not required to apply, but if the student is awarded the scholarship he/she must become an AAJA student member.