Sports Journalism Institute

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)

Sports Journalism Institute provides a nine-week training and internship for college students who wants to pursue sports journalism. The program also includes a paid sports internship and a $500 scholarship after the internship. There are 10 students that are selected for the program.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicants should be college sophomores or juniors (current seniors will also be considered).
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    The applicants must be interested in sports journalism.
  • Other Benefits:
    The eligible participants can get specialized training, a paid sports news internship, and industry contacts.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated interest in sports journalism as a career and excellence on the required essay.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    A personal essay on what this program would mean to you (500 words maximum).
  • Recommendation Letters:
    The application must include two letters of recommendation.
  • Portfolio/Work Samples:
    Applicants must submit work samples (no more than 10). If you are a writer, please make into on package as a PDF. If you are showing videos, send via dropbox.
  • Other Materials:
    The application must also include a photograph.

Contact Information