Scholarship Information

The AWJ Chicago scholarship program recognizes and supports the achievements of outstanding women journalism students who are either originally from the Chicago area or attending a higher education institution in the area.

AWJ awarded its first scholarship in 2005. Students who have demonstrated an interest in issues important to women are especially encouraged to apply.

2013 AWJ Scholarship Application

Application deadline: April 1, 2013

Please note: The 2013 application period has closed. Scholarship recipients will be notified in July.

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Donate to the AWJ Chicago Scholarship Fund that supports young wone journalists and mid-career training for experienced journalists.

From the scholars:

"I'm still so honored and grateful for the AWJ Scholarship'it was really unexpected, but it was an amazing opportunity."

'Sumi Somaskanda, AWJ Scholar 2005