Want to attend #EIJ18, SPJ’s national conference Sept. 27-29 in Baltimore? SPJ wants to help cover your costs! Check out the opportunities and application deadlines.
EIJ News Internships:
Ten student interns will gain experience and make connections while covering the EIJ18 conference, by using multimedia approaches in a student newsroom. If selected, you’ll get one conference registration, complimentary four-night stay at the conference hotel, some meals and the chance to show off your talents and network with other journalists. Applications for the EIJ News Team are due April 30
. Apply now
Columbia Journalism School Student Fellowships:
The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is providing funds for five SPJ student members from any school to attend EIJ18. If selected, you’ll get one conference registration and $575 to use toward travel expenses. Applications are due May 18
. Apply now
Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award:
The Lewis family’s generosity provides this scholarship to one SPJ student member who has demonstrated outstanding service to the First Amendment through the field of journalism. If selected, you’ll get one conference registration and $350 to use toward travel expenses. Applications are due June 5
. Apply now
Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program:
The goal of the program is to increase the diversity of SPJ members within the organization. Each year, SPJ selects six members to participate as SPJ Diversity Leadership Fellows. The fellowship provides funds for fellows to receive a conference registration, airfare (up to $300), four-night hotel accommodations at EIJ18 and one ticket to the SPJ President’s Installation Banquet on Sept. 29 Get the details and apply now
Terry Harper Memorial Scholarships:
The Terry Harper Memorial Scholarship is open to professional, post-grad and retired members. It is given in honor of Terry Harper, SPJ’s executive director from 2002-2009. The scholarship provides funds for up to five members to receive a conference registration, airfare, four-night hotel accommodations at EIJ18 and one ticket to the SPJ President’s Installation Banquet on Sept. 29. Applications are due June 5
. Get the details and apply now
. For eligibility and application information, click here
Brianna Kelly at the Minnesota SPJ ceremony. (Photo/Minnesota SPJ)
SPJ DePaul President Brianna Kelly was recently awarded one of two $2,500 academic scholarship through the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
On June 18, she attended the Page One Awards banquet at the Town & Country Club in St. Paul, Minn., to receive the scholarship. The event included a silent auction, dinner, a keynote speech by Randi Kaye of CNN, and an awards ceremony honoring the work of Minnesota’s journalists.
Kelly, who’s from Minnesota, will use the scholarship money toward her graduate journalism classes at DePaul.