Launches Fourth Annual $1000 Journalism Scholarship For Canadian Students
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Summary: Partnering with the Canadian Association of Journalists, launches its fourth annual Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship.

TORONTO - iSportsWire --, the developers of Able2Extract, proudly announces the launch of its fourth annual Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship.

Held in partnership with the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), the goal of the scholarship is to help post-secondary students who are interested in journalism.

A selection jury made up of experienced data journalists will review all submissions according to journalistic guidelines and standards. will award the student with a one-time cash prize of $1,000 CAD, and receive a free one year CAJ membership and a free pass to summer data school at the University of King's College in Halifax in June 2023.

The award will go to a Canadian student whose submission shows an insight and understanding of the journalism industry.

Students who are:
  • Pursuing a course of studies or program leading to a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Non-journalism program students must demonstrate their interest in journalistic work.
  • Currently accepted to or enrolled in a Canadian college or university.
Application Details:
Submissions must include:
  • An example of a work of journalism showing the application of data skills and tools.
  • An explanation of what you did, how you did it, how the data was compiled, and the resources used. If the work is created as a team, you must provide details about your contribution and show proof of work.
  • At least one data visualization produced by the student.
Selection Process & Review Guidelines:
  • Follow all requirements; complete all details
  • Entries must be in English or French
  • Minimum word count for written parts: 500
  • Creativity, style, coherence, readability
  • Effective use of data, visualizations and medium used
  • Sources linked to back claims; strength of the topic and the work
Selection Committee: Investintech will work with a jury made up of journalists with extensive experience and credentials from authoritative publications. It will include one Investintech representative and one CAJ member.

More on iSports Wire
  • Deadline: April 28, 2023
  • Review: May 1-12, 2023
  • Announcement: May 16, 2023
  • Award date: May 17, 2023

Visit the Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship page to apply:

For info on University of King's College, visit:

About the CAJ:

The CAJ is Canada's largest national professional organization for journalists from all media, representing more than 1,300 members across the country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide high-quality professional development for its members and public-interest advocacy.

For more information, please contact:
Brent Jolly
President, Canadian Association of Journalists
(289) 387-3179

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