- $10,000 in scholarships is available for high school and college students who live in or attend school in the Bay Area. You don’t have to be a journalism or mass communications major, but you must demonstrate serious intent to pursue a journalism career through strong work samples. "Students are generally selected based on their journalistic ability (as demonstrated by their published work), commitment to journalism, sensitivity to Asian Pacific American issues, financial need and scholastic achievement," according to the Asian American Journalists Association -- San Francisco Chapter, which funds the scholarships. Apply by March 31. Download an application online. For more info, e-mail Katherine Tam at email@example.com or Pia Sarkar at firstname.lastname@example.org.