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NATAS NW Offers Scholarships: Deadline April 13

NATAS Northwest is offering three $2,500 scholarships this year to broadcast journalism students studying the field of television. The deadline to apply is April 13, 2012 so apply now!

Visit NATAS NW’s Scholarship Page for more info.


W. Washington Pro Chapter Offers Scholarships

The Western Washington Chapter of SPJ is awarding two scholarships for $2,000 to undergraduate students majoring in journalism or communications at two-year or four-year colleges in the state of Washington. Awards are for the 2012-2013 school year.

A third $2,000 scholarship is being offered to female undergraduate students majoring in editorial journalism at the University of Washington.

The deadline is March 9, so apply soon! Just send the following in a single packet so that it’s postmarked by March 9, 2012:

  1. A letter of application, including a succinct answer to the question: “Why have you have chosen a journalism career and what do you hope to accomplish after college?” (500 words maximum)
  2. A copy of your resume, including current address, email, phone number, what year of college you are in, your major, what year you plan to graduate and your hometown. Please also send a second digital copy to
  3. A letter of recommendation from a college professor or a work supervisor. Enclose it in a separate envelope in your packet. Please have the person writing the letter of recommendation include her or his phone and email contacts.
  4. An official transcript of all your college credits.
  5. No more than three work samples (clips or links to stories, audio, photography or video).
  6. You may include any statement of unusual financial need.
  7. Please indicate if you have previously applied for a SPJ Scholarship.

Please send the materials to:

Sharon Salyer
The Herald
Box 930
Everett, WA 98203
ATTN: SPJ Scholarships

Note: Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Questions? Contact Sharon Salyer, Scholarship Chair, by email at

Win a Scholarship with National SPJ’s High School Essay Contest

National SPJ is giving away three scholarships to high school students:  $300, $500 and $1,000

Enter to win the National SPJ High School Essay Contest by March 8 , 2012.

Click here for details.


AAJA Celebrates the Lunar New Year on Jan. 28

Join the local chapter of AAJA to celebrate the Lunar New Year this Sat., Jan. 28 at Acquabar in Seattle. This annual event is a fundraiser for AAJA with proceeds benefiting the organization’s scholarship fund. For event details including the menu, or to purchase tickets now, click here. You don’t need to be Asian or a journalist to attend.



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