CCNMA Scholarships

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Scholarship Description

The CCNMA Scholarships are awarded annually to Latino students who are planning to pursue a career in journalism. Applicants must be a California resident or attend an accredited college or university in California.

Included in the application is a 300 to 500 words autobiographical essay explaining your family background, including any hardships you’ve experienced, why you want to be a journalist, and what you believe is the role, if any, of Latino journalists in the mainstream news media.

Applicants should submit work samples such as articles and/or photographs published in school or community newspapers, or stories broadcast on campus or cable TV or radio stations.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be Hispanic, Latino/a
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Portfolio required
  • Resume Required
  • work samples

How To Apply

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Donor: CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California

A nonprofit organization of professional journalists throughout California and the United States that raises money for scholarships and hosts an annual multicultural news media job fair and conference in Los Angeles.