Fellowships, Grants and Scholarships

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Advertising Club of Western Massachusetts Scholarships are for high school seniors and college freshmen from western Massachusetts Given to students who are planning to major in marketing communications Awards total approximately $1,000 Contact Jamie Topor, Advertising Club of Western Massachusetts, PO Box 2823, Springfield, Mass 01101, (413) 736-2582 Deadline February, 1999.

AAS Research Fellowships are available for study and/or work in American culture and history through 1876 AAS library holds a preeminent collection of 18th and 19th century American newspapers Residence at AAS is required Contact James David Moran, Director of Outreach, American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury St, Worcester Mass 01609-1634, (508) 755-5221, Fax (508) 754-9069, E-mail cmm@mwa org Deadline First Monday in October annually

AAAA Multicultural Advertising Intern Program-MAIP sponsors 75-100 students in paid summer jobs with advertising agencies throughout the country Contact American Association of Advertising Agencies, 405 Lexington Ave - 18th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10174-1801, (212) 682-2500 Deadline Jan 22, 1999.

AAJA Fellowship Program is designed to enable AAJA members to attend short-term training programs Applicants must have at least three years of professional experience $49 to become an AAJA member Grants must be used within 12 months Contact Professional Development Coordinator, Asian American Journalists Association, 1765 Sutter St. Suite 1000, San Francisco, Calif 94115, (415) 346-2051, Web Site http //www aaja org Deadline Last days of March, June, September and December, annually

AAJA Scholarship Awards AAJA offers a variety of national and local awards for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students studying print, broadcast or photo journalism Write for details Contact Karen Jaw AAJA Program Coordinator, Asian American Journalists Association, 1765 Sutter St, Suite 1000, San Francisco, Calif 94115, (415) 346-2051,Web Site http //www aaja org Deadline Apr 1, 1999.

Ian Axford Fellowships in Public Policy give outstanding American professionals the opportunity to study, travel, and gain practical experience in public policy in New Zealand, including first-hand knowledge of economic, social and political reforms, and management of the government sector Up to two fellowships awarded for between six and nine months, starting in January 2000 Each fellowship includes roundtrip airfare to New Zealand for the Fellow and a dependent partner and/or children, a monthly stipend, a family supplement and a travel allowance Applicants must be U.S. citizens, with at least five years experience in their professions Contact Robin Osborn, Commonwealth Fund, One E 75th St, New York, N.Y. 1002 1-2692, E-mail ro@cmwf org. Web Site http //www cmwf org Deadline Mar 15,1999

Banking Fellowships for Journalists are available through the Herbert V Prochnow Educational Foundation of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin at Madison Two-week program provides members of the business press with a better understanding of banking Ten fellowships are granted per year and include board, materials, room and tuition Applicants must have at least three years of professional experience Selection is administered by the National Press Foundation Washington Travel costs may also be paid by the National Press Foundation Contact Prochnow Educational Foundation, 5315 Wall St. Suite 280, Madison, Wis 53718-7939, (608) 243-1945, Fax (608) 243- 1951, E-mail akleist@gsb org. Web Site http //www gsb org Deadline May 1999

Barach Teaching Fellowship in Non-Fiction Wesleyan Writers Conference (June 20-25, 1999) offers a teaching fellowship to a non-fiction writer whose work shows unusual promise Recent Fellows include Anne Matthews (nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction) Philip Gourevitch (New Yorker staff writer), and Beverly Donofrio (journalist) Barach Fellow works individually with Conference students, reading and evaluating their writing Fellowship includes tuition, room and board, as well as an honorarium of $400 Applicants should submit a letter explaining their background, a list of publications and a representative sample of work Contact Anne Greene, Director, Wesleyan Writers Conference, Wesley an University, 279 Court St. …