The application for the 2012 CIC/Anna Chennault scholarship is now ready for graduating seniors. This is a great scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing journalism as a career.

Here are the essentials about the scholarship:$3,900 for college$1,100 to cover expenses for the 2012 Unity: Journalists of Color in Las Vegas, NV.

The student will be paired with a mentor.

Deadline is Feb. 3rd, 2012. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Feel free to contact me for any questions.

Nao Vang AAJA Student Programs Coordinator 5 Third Street, Suite 1108San Francisco, CA.94103

Phone: 415-346-2051 ext. 102. Email: naov@aaja.org

About the scholarship: The CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship offers one graduating high school student to be the recipient of a scholarship that includes an all-expenses paid trip to the Unity: Journalists of Color convention in Las Vegas. Anna Chennault is a writer, lecturer, international business executive, and Chairman of the Council for International Cooperation (CIC). A graduate of Lingnan University in Hong Kong, Chennault holds six honorary Doctorate degrees in the fields of Law, Humanities, and Business Administration. Her illustrious journalism career began in the 1940’s serving as a war correspondent for the Central News Agency and eventually as a feature writer for the Hsin Ming Daily News in China. Chennault continues to lecture at schools and universities on international affairs. As an author, she has over fifty books published in English and Chinese of which some have been on The New York Times Best Sellers List including A Thousand Springs and The Education of Anna.

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