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CAJ Journalism Scholarship in Canada

Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship in Canada

Country: Canada
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Applications call for Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship in Canada. The aim of this scholarship is to support and encourage journalism students by helping them with the costs of their education, which can often be a hindrance to their careers. Not only that, but scholarship intends for this scholarship to serve as a way to help prepare students for a career path as a journalist by getting them to think about the industry and its ever-increasing emphasis on data.

To ensure this scholarship falls in line with professional and journalistic guidelines, Investintech has partnered with the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ). The CAJ is a notable journalism organization that provides Canadian journalists with support, mentorship, community, and resources across the country.

Scholarship Prize Details

Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship in Canada offers the following prizes

  • $1,000.00 CAD
  • Free one-year membership with the CAJ
  • One free pass to the annual CAJ national conference


The Investintech – CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship is open to students who show an interest in data journalism. Eligible students must meet the following requirements:

  • Majoring in a journalism program, working towards either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • Currently accepted to or enrolled in a college or university in Canada.
  • Pursuing a course of studies leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in journalism.
  • Non-journalism program students may apply but will need to show evidence of their journalism skills and interest, such as having a published news story, or be working for a college publication, etc.

Selection Process

  • Follow all submission rules and complete full details.
  • Submissions must be in English or in French.
  • Minimum word count for written parts of the submission: 500
  • Previously published material can be submitted.
  • Creativity and style; coherence and readability.
  • Effective use of data, visualizations, and/or medium being used.
  • Strength of the topic and the applicant’s work.


Submit your entry along with the following details:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Educational Institute (college or university)
  • Program/Degree
  • Your journalism experience: internships, school newspapers, relevant positions, blogs, etc.
  • A short 100 – 200 words bio, profile picture, and 1-2 professional or social links

Submit Your Application


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 April,2021
Open toAll
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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