CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship and 2011 Japan-United States Journalists Exchange

Council for International Cooperation (CIC)/Anna Chennault Scholarship
AAJA is proud to announce the CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship which offers one graduating high school studentto be the recipient of a scholarship that includes an all-expenses paid trip to AAJA’s 22nd Annual National Convention in Detroit.

The scholarship includes:
$3,900 for college tuition
All expense paid trip to the annual AAJA Convention
AAJA will also pair the student with a professional journalist at the convention to help him/ her network

Anna Chennault is a writer, lecturer, international business executive, and Chairman of the Council for International Cooperation (CIC). A graduate of Lingnan University in Hong Kong, Chennault holds six honorary Doctorate degrees in the fields of Law, Humanities, and Business Administration. Her illustrious journalism career began in the 1940’s serving as a war correspondent for the Central News Agency and eventually as a feature writer for the Hsin Ming Daily News in China.

Chennault continues to lecture at schools and universities on international affairs. As an author, she has over fifty books published in English and Chinese of which some have been on The New York Times Best Sellers List including “A Thousand Springs” and “The Education of Anna”.




2011 Japan-United States Journalists Exchange

Now Accepting Applications!

Theme: “Expanding the U.S.-Japan Alliance”

The 2011 Japan-United States Journalists Exchange is scheduled for March 6-19, 2011. The program will look at the U.S.-Japan military alliance, a linchpin of regional security, as well as how this important bilateral relationship can expand to greater benefit both countries; and to help meet new challenges as China’s power and influence continue to grow.

The Exchange will take six Japanese journalists to the United States and six U.S. journalists to Japan to meet with government and business leaders, academics, journalists, non-governmental organizations and other members of the community. The journalists will explore issues pertinent to the U.S.-Japan alliance, as well as examine areas in which the alliance can be expanded, including security, economic partnerships, technology, natural resources and environmental issues. Following these study tours, the Japanese and American journalists will meet at the East-West Center in Honolulu to report on their experiences and to exchange opinions on how coverage of each country may be improved in the other.

Dates: March 6 – 19, 2011

Study Tour for American Journalists: Tokyo, Naha (Okinawa), Hiroshima and Osaka

Study Tour for Japanese Journalists: Washington, D.C.; Austin, Texas; and Sacramento, California All participants will meet in Honolulu for a 2-day concluding program.

Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast and online journalists with a minimum of five years of professional experience.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Co-sponsors: The East-West Center (EWC) and the Nihon Shinbun Kyokai (NSK). The exchange is supported by a grant from the Center for Global Partnership (CGP). The program covers all air transportation, lodging, and program-related ground transportation and meals for participating journalists.

Application Guidelines for U.S. Journalists

Please send the following to Japan-U.S. Journalists Exchange by e-mail (<> ) or fax (1-808-944-7600):

· Current resume or curriculum vitae (no more than 2 pages)
· Cover letter outlining specific issues of interest and goals you would expect to accomplish
· Names and contact information for three references
· Completed Application Cover Sheet
(Please fill out the form, save it under your name on your hard drive and email it back as an attachment.)

For Japanese journalists, please contact the Nihon Shinbun Kyokai (

For more information and applications: <>

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