Apply for the 2017 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship

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Executive Leadership Program Class of 2013

The Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship widens opportunities for mid-career AAJA members pursuing the strategies and skills needed to enter news management and advance within its ranks.

Fellows receive up to $1,000 for leadership or management development courses (or financial aid toward attending AAJA’s ELP 2017 from March 28-April 1st in New York). Fellowships are to be applied to event/seminar registration fees, and if applicable, can assist with travel, meals and hotel expenses.



To qualify for the Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship, each applicant must:

1) Be a current, dues-paying AAJA member
2) Demonstrate leadership potential, or currently hold a management position
3) Be recommended by their supervisor
Note: Candidates must commit to submitting a post for the AAJA website at the end of their training experience that highlights how the fellowship helped advanced their career path.

To apply:

Complete the application below by midnight on Friday, January 20. All required materials must be received by the deadline to be considered.


For more information about the 2017 Executive Leadership Program, visit the ELP homepage. The ELP application deadline is February 3, 2016. Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship applicants will also be contacted regarding their award status on February 3.





Dinah Eng, contributing writer for Fortune Magazine, is the founding director of AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program. She headed the establishment of ELP in 1995 when she was AAJA president. Since then, more than 500 AAJA members have graduated from the program with surveys showing that 55 percent of graduates receive at least one promotion at their company or at a new company after completing ELP.

Questions? Contact Daniel Garcia at 415-346-2051, ext. 104 or