The Washington Journalism and Media Conference


The deadline for the 2022 Scholarship Application has passed. Notification of scholarship awards will be sent out by January 31, 2022 via email.

There are a limited number of partial, need-based scholarships available for qualified students. Scholarship applicants must submit a High School transcript, must demonstrate financial need, and all applicants will be required to submit a copy of the most recent 1040 Federal Income Tax Form from the individual who claimed them as a dependent. Scholarship amounts are $700, $1000, $1400, and $1700, and are applied as partial tuition waivers. No full scholarships are available for the conference.

Students wishing to apply for scholarships should upload the following information by using our online form below:

  • Unofficial copy of high school transcript
  • Most recent 1040 federal income tax form*
  • Statement on why you would like to attend WJMC, why you are deserving of this scholarship, and what specific areas of journalism and/or media interest you most

If you cannot upload the information for any reason, please contact us at (703) 993-5010.

*Federal income tax return, Form 1040, filed by the individual by whom the student was claimed as a dependent.  Please obscure or remove any Social Security Numbers.