How do you apply for UA scholarships? Go to UAOnline. Click on Financial Aid Information. Click on the Scholarship Menu. Apply for scholarships, taking time to write a very solid and compelling essay. Then you qualify for a variety of scholarships meant for students studying journalism and communication.
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism provides hands-on training and mentoring to qualified applicants through paid internships at newsrooms across the United States. The aim of the program is to improve newsroom diversity and encourage careers in journalism.
The deadline to apply is Oct. 15.
Cap Lathrop Endowment Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997 by A.G. Hiebert, GCI and other private donors, the Cap Lathrop Broadcast and Telecommunications Scholarship is for eligible Alaska Native original enrollees/descendants to an ANCSA regional or village corporation. Preference is given to Native original enrollees/descendants of Cook Inlet Region, Inc. An applicant must be a declared major in broadcast, telecommunications, business, engineering, journalism, or other media related degree programs to be considered.
For information on the application process, please visit http://www.thecirifoundation.org/designated.htm