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NLGJA Student Opportunities

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists has a number of student opportunities for which the deadline to apply is approaching.

NLGJA’s CONNECT: Student Journalism Training Project provides real-world experience and professional connections at NLGJA’s National Convention for 10 students across the country who are considering a career in journalism.

This year’s National Convention is at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, California, September 6-9, 2018. NLGJA covers student expenses including transportation, food and hotel accommodations.

Applicants do not need to be a member of NLGJA or a member of the LGBTQ community to apply. NLGJA accepts applicants from all disciplines, departments and majors.

Scholarships

NLGJA offers annual scholarships to students hoping to pursue a journalism career.

The Kay Longcope Scholarship Award For 2018-2019 academic year will provide up to $3,000 tuition assistance to an LGBTQ student of color who plans to pursue a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.

The Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award For the 2018-2019 academic year will provide up to $5,000 in tuition funding to an LGBTQ student who plans to pursue a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.

The Steve Mason Sports Media Scholarship Award For the 2018-2019 academic year will provide up to $2,500 in tuition funding to an LGBTQ student who plans to pursue a career in sports journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community in sports media.

Applications for CONNECT and Scholarships are due April 17, 2018.

Apply at www.nlgja.org.


For additional info contact Sachelle Brooks

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Posted by Lauren Flum on 04.09.2018 @ 00:00:00