2011 SAJA Scholarship Winners Announced: $36,000 Awarded

Thursday, April 28, 2011 5:42 PM | Jigar Mehta

The South Asian Journalists Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2011 Student Scholarship Awards. This year we had an impressive pool of nearly 90 applicants, and are thrilled to award a record $36,000 in scholarships. The awards will help students interested in journalism pursue their high school, undergraduate or graduate educations.

 

Our thanks to the Arun I. and Asmita Bhatia Foundation; Hansa and Ramesh Butani of Darshan TV; Atlantic Media and CNN for their generous support of the scholarships.

 

Also....

 

Tickets on sale now for SAJA's annual convention: http://saja.org/convention2011. Early bird discount available till May 15.


Donate to SAJA Scholarship Fund today: http://saja.org/donate

     

        2011 Scholarship Winners:

 

        HIGH SCHOOL $1500 each

        Rajeswari Ramanathan

        Joshua Roychowdhury

        Ritika Shah

 

        UNDERGRADUATE $3000 each

        Shanika Gunaratna

        Devin Banerjee

        Sonali Kohli

 

        UNDERGRADUATE ENGENDERED $1000

        Sarosh Arif

 

        SAJA CNN BROADCAST (UNDERGRADUATE) $2000

        Anum Hussain

 

        GRADUATE $5000 each

        Sumit Galhotra

        Suvro Bandyo

        Rukmagat Aryal

 

        GRADUATE ENGENDERED $1000

        Noor Zaidi

 

        SAJA CNN BROADCAST (GRADUATE) $2000

        Nadia Zaffar

 

        ATLANTIC MONTHLY NEW MEDIA $1500

        Ashwin Seshagiri

 

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