This was in the classifieds section of this week’s Eugene Weekly
—and I just might apply…

The Academy for Alternative Journalism, supported by alternative papers like this one, seeks experienced minority journalists and students (college seniors and up) for a paid summer writing program at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Chicago. The eight-week program (June 23 – August 15, 2003) aims to recruit talented minority writers into the alternative press and train them in magazine-style feature writing. Ten participants will be chosen and paid $3,000 plus housing and travel allowances. For information visit the Web site at
write for an application: Academy for Alternative Journalism, Northwestern
University, Medill School of Journalism, 1845 Sheridan Road Evanston,
IL 60208. Application deadline February 7, 2003.


  1. Jen –

    Sounds like an incredible program, wish I’d taken more classes like this while I was at NU. Check out the “Global Journalism” program also – who knows where you may be able to base your work!

  2. How does one qualify? I am a woman; a very young 69; an excellent writer and I am starving for more education.
    Somehow I think that makes me a minority. O, did I tell you I am a “sister” with such an incredable world and ministry experience?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *