Chips Quinn Scholars Program

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • Karen Catone
  • Address
  • 555 Pennsylvania Ave N.W.
  • Washington , DC 20001
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • October 1, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,300 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Newseum Institute. The program's aim is to provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the U.S.

    College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


Hispanic Scholarships

Scholarships by Type

Latest College & Financial Aid News

BamaSits Protests Prompt BamaStands “Stand-Ups”

October 25, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Due to "ongoing racism" at the University of Alabama, students are choosing to remain seated during the national anthem at football games. Their #BamaSits demonstration is just one of the many thought to be motivated by similar protests by San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. #BamaSits protestors have cited their disapproval of "police violence against young black people" and the "racism [...]

“Just Do(nate) It”: Nike Co-Founder Gifts $500M to University of Oregon

October 18, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The generous $500 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight to the University of Oregon is the "largest ever for a public flagship institution" and is intended to support and strengthen interdisciplinary scientific research. With the donation, the university plans to extend its current science campus by 210,000 square feet, with three new research facilities. The initiative is expected to create [...]

A Second Chance for Former Prisoners, Gang Members

October 11, 2016

by Susan Dutca

One nonprofit is heavily recruiting reformed delinquents from disadvantaged communities and funneling them into college. The troubled youth - many of whom have committed crimes and have been in jail, are given personal advisers, free college-prep courses, childcare, bus passes and other forms of support to keep off the streets. College Bound Dorchester has enrolled about 130 students over the [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed