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Princeton Summer Journalism Program for JUNIORS

posted Mar 19, 2018, 5:07 AM by Megan Kirby   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 5:07 AM ]
The PSJP application is now live! PSJP is a free, 10-day intensive journalism program hosted on Princeton’s campus, during which students learn reporting and media from professional journalists at some of the nation’s biggest news outlets. After the summer, students are also paired with an individual counselor to guide them through their application process, thereby supplementing the work that CAC does.


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The application for the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is now live! Please share the information below with your students.


What:   PSJP is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation program held at Princeton University for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Students learn reporting skills from celebrated journalists, report and write their own newspaper, and are paired with a counselor who oversees their college admissions process during their senior year.


Who:     High school juniors living in the United States with an unweighted GPA of 3.5/4.0, who have an interest in journalism. The custodial parent(s)/guardian(s)’ combined income (including child support received) must not exceed $45,000 annually (all criteria must be met).


Program dates: Fri, Aug 3 – Mon, Aug 13, 2018


Cost:      FREE! All program costs, including meals, housing, and transportation to and from campus, are covered by the program.


Applications are due Fri, Mar 23, 2018

Apply at Princeton.edu/SJP