National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association

  • Scholarship Intent: Will provide up to $5,000 in tuition funding to an LGBT student who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.
  • Criteria:
    1) Applicants must be an LGBT individual planning to pursue a career in journalism and be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession. Selection will be based on journalistic and scholastic ability. Applicants also must demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBT community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage.
    2) For undergraduates, a declared major in journalism and communications is desirable but not required. Non-journalism majors may demonstrate their commitment to a journalism career through work samples, internships and work on a school newspaper, online news service or broadcast affiliate.
    3) Graduate students must be enrolled in a journalism program.
    4) Please read the criteria for the specific scholarship for which you are applying.
  • Major: Multiple: Journalism, Communication Studies,
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: 3.2; Undergrad GPA: 3.2; Grad GPA: 3.2
  • Contact Person: The Association of LGBT Journalists
  • Contact Person title:
  • Street Address: 2120 L St. NW Suite 850 Washington, DC 20037
  • Phone Number: (202)588-9888
  • Extension:
  • Email: OR Aarons@ OR
  • Number of Awards: varies
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up to $5,000