CNIGA Journalism Scholarship

The CNIGA Journalism Scholarship was established by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association to support both undergraduate and graduate students that are pursuing a degree in journalism.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Personal Statement: Please submit a (no more than) 500 word statement describing your career intentions relating to your degree, placing specificity on your intentions in and with Native American communities.
  2. What do you feel is your most outstanding intellectual endeavor or achievement? In 1,000 words or less, write a statement about your most interesting intellectual endeavor or achievement. This can include scholarly research, the arts, journalism, public affairs or community service. Please explain how this endeavor or achievement is significant or a potential benefit to your community. If you choose to write about a group project, be specific about the role you played in the project. Reviewers will consider originality of this endeavor or achievement, level of difficulty required to complete the associated task(s), potential or actual result of the endeavor or achievement and its significance to society.
  3. Please upload an unofficial transcript that indicates your GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale. As a reminder, AIGC does not accept National Clearinghouse documents/information.

    Upload here by clicking "add a new file" below
  4. Program Plan: If you have a institution Program Plan (a map of coursework by terms toward degree completion), please upload it here. This will help program staff to determine your persistence and academic success for future funding.
  5. Please tell us how you heard about the American Indian Graduate Center and our opportunities. This information will help to inform us in future outreach activities.