Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program that places qualified young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy. The program accepts ten U.S. citizens and five British citizens each year. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program include expanding networks of American, British and Russian professionals; developing greater intercultural understanding; and advancing U.S./Russian and British/Russian relations. The program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, monthly stipends, and insurance. Eligible students must be between 25 and 35 years of age by the application deadline. Students must also have a graduate-level degree or equivalent training in business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or government, and at least two years of relevant work experience. Russian language proficiency is preferred, and candidates with proficiency in a second language will also be considered. The application deadline is in early December. For more information, please e-mail info@cdsintl.org. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please call the Office of Merit Awards at 202-885-1854 to schedule an appointment with a Merit Awards advisor.

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Recipients of the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award are given $10,000 and an internship at either Fox News Channel or the New York Post. Residential housing will be provided for the duration of the internship, if necessary. No more than two editorials, columns, or news stories per person are allowed to be submitted. Articles specifically produced for and published in a newspaper, magazine, or website will be accepted. This award is open to undergraduate writers and reporters of all political convictions and backgrounds, and submissions may include college newspapers, magazines, or periodicals as well as college online articles published on accredited college institution websites. All entries must have been published within one year prior to their submission for the scholarship award. The application deadline is in late April. For more information, please contact the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation by phone at 212-843-8031 or see the award website.

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The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Broadcast Journalism Internships offer hands-on internship with an experienced producer at a major media network or news production house. Students from all disciplines, including political science and economics are encouraged to apply, if they are passionate about liberty. Interns receive a $3,200 stipend for an eight-week internship, housing and travel allowance, tuition and travel assistance to a weeklong workshop, mentoring with working industry professionals, and networking opportunities in major media centers. For application deadlines and more information, please see the internship website.

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Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for United Methodist undergraduate students who intend to pursue a career in religion journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must be enrolled in either their junior or senior years at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be United Methodist ethnic minority students in their junior or senior year majoring in journalism or communications. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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National Association of Black Journalists annually awards several non-renewable $2,500 scholarships to African American college students. All recipients receive an all-expense-paid trip to the NABJ convention and must participate in student convention projects. All applicants must be a student member of NABJ, must be majoring in or pursuing a career in journalism. All students must have be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university have at least one year of school remaining. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The NAHJ Scholarships are for full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English- or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the United States and Puerto Rico. Applicants must be NAHJ members. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please see the scholarshp website.

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The Soros Justice Media Fellowships support writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, and other individuals with distinct voices proposing to complete media projects for local, regional and national markets that engage the public and provoke policy responses to one or more of the Open Society Institute‰s U.S. criminal justice priorities. The fellowship program intends to support individuals interested in pursuing important but marginalized, controversial, or unpopular issues in a comprehensive manner. Media fellowships are one year in duration, and fellows are expected to make their projects the primary focus of their work during the term of the fellowship. Projects can begin in either April or September. Photography projects (production or distribution) are not eligible for funding. Eligible candidates must be professional journalists working in print, photography, radio, and television with at least three years of experience. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early November. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Sports Journalism Institute is a nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers. The Institute is designed to attract talented students to print journalism through opportunities in sports reporting and editing, and enhance racial and gender Multicultural Students in sports departments of newspapers nationwide. The Institute runs from June through August and will consist of classroom sessions to be held at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., from May through June, followed by eight-week paid internships at newspapers (to be determined individually), as well as a $500 scholarship upon successful completion of the program for students returning to college. All students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at an accredited four-year college or university. For more information and eligibility/application requirements, please visit the program website.

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Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) is a nonpartisan budget watchdog and independent voice for American taxpayers. TCS is looking for currently enrolled and recently graduated college students to fill full-time, paid internships and fellowships throughout the year.TCS Interns and Fellows will have the opportunity to: gain a broad perspective and first-hand experience in federal policy-making in Congress and the Executive Branch, media campaigns, and grassroots organizing; develop their skills in writing, policy analysis, critical-thinking, and political awareness; and work closely with TCS' professional staff to assume real responsibility in a fast-paced environment on Capitol Hill. TCS Interns and Fellows may apply to work in one or more of the following areas: National Security, Transportation & Infrastructure Policy, Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Policy, or Organization Development. Candidates from all academic disciplines will be considered as long as they have a demonstrated interest in public policy, activism, or one of the areas mentioned above. Candidates interested in working with the Communications Department must have some journalism or writing experience. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.

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