The National Association of Hispanic Journalists New York City Chapter will award three paid registrations to the NAHJ-NABJ conference in Washington D.C. on July 8-12, 2020. We are proud to offer this exciting opportunity to our members for the first time in our chapter’s history. We firmly support diversity and believe in future Latinx journalists. The conference provides access to training workshops, resume and work sample critiques, and networking and recruitment opportunities. Please note that this award does not include travel, accommodations, transportation or meals.

The NAHJ NYC Board will accept applications from students and early career journalists. Applications take approximately 3-5 weeks to process. All who apply will receive an email to let them know if they have been selected or not.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in journalism or an early career journalist with less than three years’ experience.

  • Must be enrolled in school in New York and a current NAHJ member. 

 NAHJ Scholarship Application Instructions

Please submit the following materials to nahj_nyc@nahj.org. The subject line should read: NAHJ NYC 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT.

A CV or Resume detailing your educational background, work history, awards, journalism-related internships, scholarships, language proficiency and any work done for your school or  newspaper, radio and/or television.

Unofficial School Transcript if currently enrolled in college.

A statement of interest of 500 words or less that explains why you are interested in a career in the field of journalism and address the following:

 a) Your background.

 b) What type of journalism you’re looking to pursue.

 c) Any hardships or obstacles you have experienced while pursuing your journalism career.

d) Your thoughts on diversity in journalism and why it is important to have Latinos in the newsroom.

The due date for applications is March 2. Please contact nahj_nyc@nahj.org with any questions. 

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