CENTER FOR INTEGRATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF JOURNALISM
 
High School Educators
The following are CIIJ content appropriate our High School Educator audience.

Workshops

 
Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals Scholarships
$20,000 in scholarships to 10 Hispanic students majoring in journalism or communications. Applicants must reside in the Greater Houston Area and plan to attend, full-time, a community college or university within the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Newspaper Association of America® Foundation Student/Newspaper Partnership Grants
These grants will provide seed money to help establish or revive student newspapers.

Society of Professional Journalists High School Essay Contest
SPJ wants to increase high school student's knowledge and understanding of the importance of the Free Media to our lives. National winners of this essay contest receive scholarship awards. All students enrolled in grades 9-12 are eligible.

826 Valencia Field Trips
826 Valencia is a fun and inspiring place to come with a group of students to work on writing. Our space is free and available to teachers in the Bay area, grades 1ñ12, for field trips of all kinds.

826 Valencia Scholarships
We provide two 826 Valencia Scholarships to be offered yearlyoawarded in the spring for students entering college the upcoming fall. There are the Young Author Scholarship and the Nathan Jillson Memorial Scholarship.

826 Valencia Teacher of the Month Award
Nominate your favorite teacher to win our $1500 award. The criteria: A combination of dedication and innovation, and an overall commitment to challenging students to excel. There are so many students who have had their minds set aglow by a teacher ow

826 Valencia Tutoring
We believe that students can make great leaps in their understanding of composition, grammar and self-expression through one-on-one attention from skilled teachers and tutors working in support of classroom instructors.

826 Valencia Workshops
Our workshops are totally free to elementary and high school students. Each workshop listed occurs once a week on the same day, at the same time, for the duration of the number of sessions indicated. Click on the title to see the suggested age range and a

826 Valencia Writing Gallery
We will be updating this space as often as possible with a piece of student writing from a recent workshop, field trip, or drop-in tutoring session. We hope that you enjoy reading these entries as much as these students enjoyed creating them.

AAJA Convention


AAJA J-Camp
J Camp is a high school journalism program for gifted students of color. Applicants must be high school freshmen, sophomores or juniors available to travel to and stay for the six-day program.

AAJA Scholarships
Each year, the Asian American Journalists Association offers scholarships to outstanding high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students.

AAJA-SF Scholarships
The scholarship is to assist students with an interest in Asian Pacific American issues and journalism careers. Also it's to encourage students to present fair, accurate and sensitive coverage of Asian Pacific American topics and communities.

Acel Moore Minority Career Development Workshop
This program for high school minority students seeks to give them an introduction into the field of journalism. They are taught reporting, writing, editing and photography by editors. The program runs for four Saturdays in February at The Philadelphia Inq

AEJMC Convention


Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program
Annually awards $1,000 college scholarships to each of 102 high school seniors (a male and female from each state and the District of Columbia) who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism. Special award of $50,000 to top two students.

Arkansas Press Women High School Journalism Competition
Judged by journalists, the competition is an excellent opportunity for students to expose their work to professional eyes and get useful feedback from outside their usual school circle.

ASNE High School Journalism Institute
An intensive two-week newspaper journalism training program for high school teachers. Teachers who have never advised a school newspaper and experienced teachers welcome to apply.

Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Ayn Rand (1905-1982) was an ardent advocate of reason, rational self-interest, individual rights and free-market capitalism. The essay contest offers $70,500 in prize money.

BAMMA '04
Each summer 16-20 high school students from throughout the Bay Area sign up for a two-week journalism boot camp, the Bay Area Multicultural Media Academy. Check out the stories the Class of '04 wrote during their tenure at BAMMA.

BAMMA '05
The Bay Area Multicultural Media Academy (BAMMA) is a two-week residential program built around developing journalism skills and careers for Bay Area high school students. Check out the stories the Class of '05 wrote during their tenure at BAMMA.

BAMMA '06
The Bay Area Multicultural Media Academy (BAMMA) is a two-week residential program built around developing journalism skills and careers for Bay Area high school students. The program takes place from June 18-July 1 at SF State.

Black Alliance for Educational Options
Parents in a growing number of cities and states have access to privately financed programs that support school choice by offering students partial scholarships.

Black Excel African American Student's College Guide
In the Black Excel African American Student's College Guide, we present 350-plus scholarships with a How-to-Get-the-Money-Guide.

Boldfaced Journalism
A one day, intensive short course in journalism for Bay Area high school students and their teachers.

California Scholastic Press Association-Cal Poly Journalism Workshop
A select group of 25 high school journalists from throughout California will receive intensive training and hands-on experience during the two-week-long program.

Campaign for Tabacco-Free Kids High School Journalism Awards
Recognizes outstanding news coverage of the issue of tobacco; open to 9th-12th grade students only.

CCNMA San Diego Multi-Cultural Journalism Workshop
Students spend two weeks each summer at a journalism boot camp, guided by professional journalists in the classroom, but most importantly, out in the field. The students produce a newspaper, a television newscast and a radio newscast.

Chela Education Financing
As a leading not-for-profit student loan provider, Chela Education Financingô can offer savings and rebates banks don't. This way students get the low cost loans they deserve while keeping debt at a minimum.

Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarships
To assist Latina students in completing their undergraduate and graduate college education. These scholarships are available on a competitive basis to continuing undergraduate and graduate female college students of Latino background.

Coca-Cola Scholarships
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has awarded nearly $23 million to more than 2,750 deserving Scholars between 1989 and 2003. Each year, the Foundation awards $20,000 to 50 National Scholars and $4,000 to 200 Regional Scholars from across the country.

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards
The Association judges more than 10,000 individual entries in its annual competitions for student journalists.

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference
One day conference for high school publication students and faculty advisers.

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Spring Convention
Three day convention for high school publication students and faculty advisers to newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, video productions and online media.

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Summer Journalism Workshop
Admission to the Workshop is open to all students and advisers from senior high schools, whether public, private or parochial. No junior high or middle school students are accepted, but advisers from these schools are welcome.

Courage in Student Journalism Awards
Two $5,000 awards recognize a middle school or high school journalist and a school administrator who have stood in support of the First Amendment.

David S. Barr Award
The Newspaper Guild established this award to recognize one high school and one college student for their journalistic achievement and to encourage young journalists to focus on issues of social justice.

Design of the Year Competition
Co-sponsored by Adobe Systems and NSPA. First-place winners in each category receive an Adobe software package of their choice.

Detroit Free Press High School Journalism Program
The program was designed to diversify Free Press readership while molding potential journalists and future citizens. Students involved in the program have won scores of local and national journalism awards and scholarships.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund High School Journalism Workshops
The Fund will support 32 workshops in 2018 and again offer writing and photography competitions to nominees from each.

Dow Jones Summer Journalism Workshops for Minority High School Students
27 programs seek to recruit students who are African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic or American Indian/Alaskan Native.

Emma L. Bowen Foundation Work Study/Scholarship Program
Program is unlike traditional intern programs in that students work for partner companies during summers and school breaks from the summer following their junior year in high school until they graduate from college.

Ernest Hemingway Writing Awards for High School Journalists
Entries will be judged in four areas: Feature Writing, News Writing (emphasis on breaking news or the presentation of new information), Sports Writing and Commentary (includes editorials and signed columns). $2,000 for first prize.

Exito Escolar Scholarship Awards
The Exito Escolar Scholarship Awards were established to motivate and support Bay Area Latino youth as they pursue higher education. Last year Bay Area Latino students were awarded a total of $20,000 in college scholarships!

Federal Student Aid
Pell Grants are usually a foundation of federal student aid, to which aid from other federal and nonfederal sources might be added. If youíre eligible for a Pell Grant, youíll receive the full amount you qualify for.

Fotovision Workshops
Fotovision in San Francisco help documentary photographers and photojournalists through a series of workshops that focus on content, technique and book publishing.

Freedom Forum Grants for the American Indian Journalism Institute
Grants cover transportation to South Dakota State University and workshop costs.

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
To encourage and support students to complete college and continue on to earn master and doctoral degrees in disciplines in which their ethnic and racial groups are currently underrepresented.

Harvard Scholarships
Beginning with the 2004-05 year, parents in families with incomes of less than $40,000 will no longer be expected to contribute to the cost of attending Harvard for their children.

Harvard's Tuition Announcement
Parents in families with incomes of less than $40,000 will no longer be expected to contribute to the cost of attending Harvard for their children.