2019 NAJA-Facebook scholarship applications due April 30

BY STAFF REPORTS
01/23/2019 03:30 PM
NORMAN – As part of the Native American Journalists Association – Facebook Journalism Project, NAJA will give five one-time awards of $10,000 each to Indigenous students pursuing journalism and media degrees at higher learning institutions.

According to a NAJA press release, the organization is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous journalists in mainstream media and supports and empowers NAJA members through annual scholarship opportunities for Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations students. Applications are due April 30.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled juniors, seniors, or graduate students at an accredited university in the United States pursuing a degree in digital media/journalism/communications with a commitment to Indigenous storytelling as demonstrated by completed coursework, clips/work samples and a letter of recommendation from a professor or internship supervisor familiar with their work and attesting to career commitment.

For more information, visit https://najanewsroom.com and click on the STUDENTS drop-down link. Then click on SCHOLARSHIPS and then 2019 FACEBOOK SCHOLARSHIP.

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