Scholarships for Women series 1
The Association for Women in Sports Media Scholarships
AWSM is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to support women who work in sports media. They offer paid summer internships at various sports media organizations including ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CNN, and more. Each awardee also receives a $1,000 scholarship to continue their education, as well as a complimentary one-year membership to the organization.
Applicants may apply for positions in the several categories including print/digital reporting, broadcast reporting, broadcast production and media relations. The application period opens September 1 and closes October 31. There is an application fee of $40, but it is waived for AWSM members.
Alliance for Women in Media Scholarships
The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation gives scholarships to studentsstarting their careers.They currently have four available scholarships as follows:
International Women’s Media Foundation Scholarships
The IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists supports the production of ambitious projects and underreported, globally important stories, serving as a career development grant.
An applicant must identify as a woman and be a full time professional practicing journalist with more than 3 years of post-graduate journalism experience. Teams of journalists may apply, but the team leader must be a female journalist and the group must be at least 50% women. Applications are open in January and are due in March. Awardees will be n notified in July.