The program is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation learning experience at Princeton University for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds, scheduled for August 4-14 at the university’s campus in Princeton, NJ. 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.
An application may be obtained at the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program’s website. To qualify, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and be from a financially under-resourced background (a yearly family income of $45,000 or less).
Questions about the program can be directed via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.