Scholarships

NAHJ offers scholarships for each school year to full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the Unites States and Puerto Rico.

Since 1988, NAHJ has awarded about $1.6 million to more than 650 students.

The deadline to submit an NAHJ scholarship application is March 1, 2015. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You do not need to be an NAHJ member to apply. All applicants must be attending an accredited college or university within the United States or Puerto Rico when they receive the scholarship.

 

Available Scholarships (Open to all)

 

NAHJ General Scholarships Rubén Salazar Fund
Ranging from $1,000 – $2,000 per student, these scholarship are awarded to college-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in English or Spanish-language print, photo, broadcast or online journalism.

La beca general de NAHJ – Fondo de becas Rubén Salazar
Con un monto de $1,000 a $2,000 por estudiante, estas becas se otorgan a estudiantes en el último año de la escuela secundaria que piensan asistir a una universidad, a estudiantes universitarios subgraduados o a estudiantes de posgrado que aspiran a tener una carrera en el periodismo de prensa, escrita, fotográfica, televisa, radial o de internet en inglés o en español.

NAHJ Ford Motor Company Fund Scholarships
These scholarships of up to $2,000 will be awarded to students pursuing careers in print, broadcast, online and visual journalism. College-bound high school seniors, college undergraduate or graduate students are eligible as long as they have a 2.5 average. These scholarships are made possible by the Ford Motor Company Fund, an effort to support young aspiring Latino journalists.

Fondo de becas Ford Motor Company de la NAHJ
Estas becas con un monto de hasta $2,000 se otorgan a estudiantes que aspiran a tener una carrera en el periodismo de prensa escrita, televisa, radial, de internet o de diseño. Estudiantes en el último año de la escuela secundaria, estudiantes universitarios subgraduados o estudiantes de posgrado son elegibles mientras mantengan un promedio académico de 2.5. El Ford Motor Company Fund provee estas becas para apoyar a los periodistas latinos del futuro.

NAHJ PepsiCo Scholarships
These Scholarships of up to $2,000 will be awarded to students pursuing careers in print, broadcast, online and visual journalism. College-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students are eligible as long as they have a 2.5 average. These scholarships are made possible by PepsiCo, an effort to support young aspiring Latino journalists.

Fondo de becas PepsiCo de la NAHJ
Estas becas con un monto de hasta $2,000 se otorgan a estudiantes que aspiran a tener una carrera en el periodismo de prensa escrita, televisa, radial, de internet o de diseño. Estudiantes en el último año de la escuela secundaria, estudiantes universitarios subgraduados o estudiantes de posgrado son elegibles mientras mantengan un promedio académico de 2.5. PepsiCo provee estas becas para apoyar a los periodistas latinos del futuro.

NAHJ Sports Journalism Scholarship
This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in sports journalism. College undergraduates and graduates with a GPA of 2.5 or above are eligible. This scholarship is made possible by the NFL.

Fondo de beca Periodismo Deportivo de la NAHJ
Esta beca de $2,000 se otorga a un estudiante que aspira a tener una carrera en el periodismo deportivo. Estudiantes universitarios subgraduados o estudiantes de posgrado son elegibles mientras mantengan un promedio académico de 2.5. Esta beca ha sido posible por la generosidad de la NFL.

 

Open exclusively to broadcast students

NAHJ María Elena Salinas Scholarships
Established in 2002, this program awards scholarship of up to $5,000 to students who demonstrate a strong desire to pursue a career as a Spanish-language broadcast journalist. This program is made possible through a donation from Univisión network news anchor, and NAHJ founding member María Elena Salinas. Her generosity has been matched by the Univisión network, which has also contributed to this award. This scholarship is awarded to college undergraduate and graduate students. Recipients of the María Elena Salinas Scholarship may also have an opportunity to intern with either the news division of the Univisión network or with a Univisión affiliate.

Becas María Elena Salinas de la NAHJ
Esta beca, que fue establecida en el año 2002, ofrece becas de hasta $5,000 a estudiantes que demuestren un interés genuino deseo por una carrera como periodista en televisión o radio en español. Esta beca se ha establecido gracias a un donativo de María Elena Salinas, locutora de noticias de televisión con la cadena Univisión, columnista y miembro fundadora de NAHJ. La cadena Univisión ha colaborado con la generosidad de Salinas, al contribuir con una aportación paralela a la beca. Esta beca se otorga a estudiantes universitarios subgraduados y estudiantes de posgrado. Los seleccionadas para la beca tendrán la oportunidad de completar una pasantía con la división de noticias de la cadena Univisión o con un afiliado de Univisión.

NAHJ Geraldo Rivera Scholarship
Up to $5,000 will be awarded to a college senior or a graduate student pursuing a career in English or Spanish-language TV broadcast journalism. This scholarship is made possible thanks to a substantial donation by Geraldo Rivera, host of “Geraldo At Large” on FOX News, as a way to support young Latino journalists aspiring to enter the field.

Beca Geraldo Rivera de la NAHJ
Con un monto de $5,000, esta beca se le otorgará a un estudiante en el último año de sus estudios subgraduados o un estudiante de posgrado que aspiran a tener una carrera en el periodismo de televisivo. Esta beca se ha establecido gracias a un donativo de Geraldo Rivera, presentador de “Geraldo At Large” con FOX News, como un esfuerzo para apoyar a los periodistas latinos del futuro.