The purpose of the CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship is to encourage students to pursue journalism as a career and to induce competitors 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
-Applicants must be a graduating high school senior that has been accepted to a U.S. college (proof of acceptance required) or a currently enrolled college student
-AAJA membership is not required for the application but if selected, the student must sign up for student membership
Winners will receive a scholarship and a travel/lodging/registration stipend to attend the AAJA's national annual convention in Las Vegas. The winner will be paired with a professional print, online or broadcast mentor at the convention to help them network, and may work with the VOICES team and contribute to the student convention publication, as well as work with a VOICES faculty member to complete small assignments during the convention.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.