Cox Offers $50K In Scholarships
July 23, 2008 at 6:59 AM (PT)
TODAY at the 2008 UNITY journalism convention, COX ENTERPRISES, INC. announced the JAMES M. COX FOUNDATION is awarding $50,000 in scholarships to support minority journalism students.
The scholarships will be managed by five minority journalism organizations: THE ASIAN AMERICAN JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION (AAJA), THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ), THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC JOURNALISTS (NAHJ), THE NATIVE AMERICAN JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION (NAJA) and THE NATIONAL LESBIAN & GAY JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION (NLGJA).
The scholarships are intended to promote journalistic excellence and are available to minority students pursuing a career in print, digital broadcast or photo journalism. Since UNITY began in 1994, the JAMES M. COX FOUNDATION has provided $200,000 to support minority journalists.