Thursday, March 7, 2013

Diversity scholarships for NewsTrain from the APME Foundation

The Associated Press Media Editors Foundation will offer diversity scholarships to APME NewsTrain events in 2013 for print and broadcast journalists and students who are pursuing careers in journalism.

The scholarships will cover the cost of NewsTrain along with the recipient's accommodations and travel expenses.

NewsTrain host committees will review applications and choose the recipients. The first NewsTrain will be held April 29-30 in Springfield, Ill., and Midwest candidates will have the best chance. In all, up to four scholarships will be awarded for the Springfield event.

Interested journalists and students of color who need assistance attending NewsTrain in Springfield should send a resume and application letter by March 25 to host committee chairman Bob Heisse at

Read more about the Springfield NewsTrain.

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