CONNECT: Student Journalism Projects
NLGJA’s, the Association of LGBTQ Journalists’, CONNECT: Student Journalism Project provides real-world experience and professional connections at NLGJA’s National Convention for 12 students across the country who are considering a career in journalism.
This year’s National Convention is at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Sept. 7-10, 2017.
NLGJA covers student expenses including airfare, food and accommodations.
Applicants do not need to be a member of NLGJA or a member of the LGBTQ community to apply. NLGJA accepts applicants from all disciplines, departments and majors.
Aarons and Longcope Scholarships
NLGJA offers annual scholarships to students hoping to pursue a journalism career.
The Kay Longcope Scholarship Award
For 2017-2018 academic year will provide up to $3,000 tuition assistance to an LGBTQ student of color who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.
The Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award
For the 2017-2018 academic year will provide up to $5,000 in tuition funding to an LGBTQ student who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community.
Applications for CONNECT and Scholarships are due May 31, 2017.
Apply at www.nlgja.org.