Upcoming Internship and Scholarship Opportunities for Current and Graduating Students!

Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Needs-based scholarship for female high school seniors. Scholarships may be for four years, two years, or a one-time only award and can range from $1,000-$6,000.

Who is Eligible: 

High school graduating African-American female senior with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Resident in the Denver metro area. Must plan to enroll in a four-year college or university.

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Applications must be submitted by March 1. 

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Gloria Travis Tanner Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship for undergraduate students.

Who is Eligible: High school graduating African-American female seniors, or those who have graduated from a Colorado high school within the past year. GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Must be a Colorado resident. Must plan to enroll in a two-year associate degree or certificate/technical program in the state of Colorado.

More information

Applications must be submitted by March 1. 

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Clemson University’s Summer Scholars Program in Marketing for HBCU Students

The Erwin Center for Brand Communications at Clemson University has announced its 2019 edition of the Erwin Center Summer Scholars program, which helps prepare students from HBCUs for jobs with leading brands and advertising agencies. The annual week-long camp will be held May 18-25, 2019.

The program brings 30 HBCU students to Clemson to learn from industry professionals and businesses. Throughout the week, senior marketing executives meet with students and guide them through their presentation processes. Additionally, they are also taught by Erwin Center adjunct faculty and Clemson faculty from the College of Business.

Applications are due March 1, 2019.


Northeast Denver Leadership Week (NDLW)

Northeast Denver Leadership Week (NDLW), founded by Councilman Chris Herndon, offers high school students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to connect with civic and industry leaders throughout Denver. The program’s goal is to grow the next generation of leaders by educating students about careers in leadership and inspiring and motivating them to pursue such roles in their own careers. The programming consists of a week-long series of site visits and personal meetings with leaders who are finding success and driving change in Denver. NDLW is free for all participants, and lunch is provided each day.

Applications will be accepted through March 22, 2019. More information can be found here:

DJ Ktone Book Award Scholarship

The Kamau Martinez a.k.a. DJ Ktone Book Award is now accepting applications for its Annual Communications/Journalism Book Award. This award was created to financially assist African American young men and women in pursuing degrees in journalism and media.  The recipients may apply these funds toward expenses at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to:

  • A senior graduating from East High School
  • A student attending or planning to attend Lincoln University (HBCU in Jefferson City, MO)
  • Any student in Colorado that is graduating, or has graduated from a Colorado school; and is going to attend or is attending an HBCU in the Fall.

Qualified students must:

Have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or above; however, consideration will be given to students with lower GPAs due to mitigating circumstances.

Complete the application and submit the following information:

  1. A one-page essay- A detailed essay explaining why you should be selected for this Award, how the funds would benefit your future and the significance of making an impact through journalism and media.
  2. Two (2) letters of recommendation – One MUST be from a teacher, administrator or employer and one MUST be from a non-relative who can speak to applicant’s character.
  3. At least three (3) examples of media work – Acceptable documents include: school newspaper story/editorial clips, website links, press releases, broadcast news story, photographs, documentaries and radio excerpts (on DVD) or class work.
  4. An official transcript

By offering this award we hope to ensure diversity and growth in a field that is constantly evolving. We look forward to helping future African American journalists make sure that those goals are sustained.

Submit your application online at 

You can also download the application and submit via mail or email to:

DJ Ktone Book Award
4860 Chambers Road, Box 5
Denver, CO 80239


The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2019