Investintech - CAJ Journalism Scholarship

About this Award: 

As developers of PDF converter, creator and editor solutions, knows what an important role data has to play in our everyday lives and especially in the news. Now more than ever, factual data analysis is crucial to the integrity of investigative reporting, and learning to do so accurately is essential. That’s why they’re getting involved right where it matters most when it comes to the future of the journalism industry - the students.


Investintech's aim for this scholarship is to support and encourage journalism students by helping them with the costs of their education, which can often be a hindrance to their career. Not only that, but they intend for this scholarship to serve as a way to help prepare students for a career path as a journalist by getting them to think about the industry and its ever increasing emphasis on data.


That said, this scholarship will go to one Canadian student who shows insight and good understanding of the journalism industry before they even enter the newsroom professionally. They want to get Canadian and journalism students, like you, to really think about the data you use in your stories.


To ensure this scholarship falls in line with professional and journalistic guidelines, Investintech has partnered with the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ). The CAJ is a notable journalism organization that provides Canadian journalists with support, mentorship, community, and resources across the country.


Take the opportunity to start realizing your potential as a data journalist.


Apply today!





Number of Awards Available: 




April 1, 2021


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Level of Study: 

Undergraduate; Graduate (Master's)


Eligibility : 

• Majoring in a journalism program, working towards either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

• Currently accepted to or enrolled in a college or university in Canada.

• Pursuing a course of studies leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in journalism.

• Non-journalism program students may apply, but will need to show evidence of their journalism skills and interest, such as having a published news story, or be working for a college publication, etc.


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