fbpx
 

If you're a student with some downtime during the holiday week, check out these opportunities from the Native American Journalism Association.

The NAJA-NYU Journalism Fall 2022 fellowship

Native American Journalists that are members of the Native American Journalism Association (NAJA) can apply for one of ten full-tuition scholarships at New York University’s Journalism school for fall of 2022. 

Candidates will have the option to pick one of ten graduate journalism programs: from News & Documentary, to Science Health & Environment Reporting, to Cultural Reporting & Criticism.

The goal of the NYU Journalism-NAJA scholarship is to support an exceptional journalist who might not otherwise have the opportunity to earn a graduate journalism degree in one of our top-level NYU graduate journalism programs, according to NYU’s website.

Interested candidates must complete the regular NYU Journalism application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through Jan. 4, meaning early submissions are encouraged.

Applicants must show proof of membership in the Native American Journalism Association (NAJA) at the time of accepting the fellowship award, so they may wait to join NAJA until receiving the offer. 

The NAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship

The Native American Journalists Association is also partnering with Comcast NBCUniversal for the NBC News Summer Fellows Program.

The NBC News Summer Fellows Program will train Indigneous college juniors, seniors, or graduate students to embark on a summer-long fellowship in New York City. Fellows will work at one of the network’s many programs for the 10 week program. Fellows are paid $16.50 an hour for 40 hours a week, and must be an enrolled NAJA member to apply.

Applications can be filled out here, and require: an application form, a resume, a 200 word response to the questions “why you want to pursue a career in broadcast journalism and what you hope to gain from the internship experience?”, a school transcript and one letter of recommendation.

The fellowship begins June 6, 2022, though there is no clear deadline for applications.

More Stories Like This

University of Arizona to Offer Free Tuition for Students from Tribes in the State
Three Fires Teaching Lodge Constructed on Grand Valley State University Campus
University of Alaska Southeast to Offer Free Alaska Native Language Courses
Essay Contest Open to Youth Ages 10-19; $5,000 Prize
Native American Journalism Fellows Announced

Do you appreciate a Native perspective on the news? 

For the past decade-plus, we’ve covered the important Indigenous stories that are often overlooked by other media. From the protests at Standing Rock and the toppling of colonizer statues during the racial equity protests, to the ongoing epidemic of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and the past-due reckoning related to assimilation, cultural genocide and Indian Boarding Schools, we have been there to provide a Native perspective and elevate Native voices.

Our news is free for everyone to read, but it is not free to produce. That’s why we’re asking you to make a donation this month to help support our efforts. Any contribution — big or small — helps us remain a force for change in Indian Country and continue telling the stories that are so often ignored, erased or overlooked.  Most often, our donors make a one-time gift of $20 or more, while many choose to make a recurring monthly donation of $5 or $10.  Whatever you can do, it helps fund our Indigenous-led newsroom and our ability to cover Native news. 

Donate to Native News Online today and support independent Indigenous journalism. Thank you. 

About The Author
Native News Online Staff
Author: Native News Online StaffEmail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.