Apply Now for a Stipend to Attend a Minority Student Journalism Conference

ProPublica journalism diversity scholarship
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As long as there’s news to report, there will always be a need for journalists.

Journalism is a great field to get into (and we’re pretty partial to it around here), but it can be tough to get your foot in the door.

Nonprofit news organization ProPublica wants to help student journalists from underrepresented communities get a head start in the profession.

The organization is now accepting applications for its third annual Diversity Scholarship program. Twenty people will be awarded $700 each to use as a stipend at one of these conferences:

“These conferences offer great opportunities for networking and professional development, especially for those just starting out in journalism,” says ProPublica journalist Lena Groeger.

The ProPublica Diversity Scholarship

Check out these details on how to apply for a ProPublica scholarship.

Number of scholarships awarded: 20

Amount awarded: $700 each

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a high school, college or grad school student at the time of application. (It’s fine if you’re graduating this spring.)

To apply, applicants must:

Scholarship deadline:

Apr 30 at 11:59 pm in your local time zone.

And if you’re looking for even more scholarships to apply for, be sure to check out our list of 100 scholarships that will help you pay for college.

Lisa McGreevy is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.