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Wharton program for biz journalists accepting applications

August 7, 2012

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists announced Tuesday that up to 10 journalists may receive scholarships that include free domestic round trip air travel and tuition to the renowned program’s flagship program Oct. 21-24 on the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia campus.

Journalists from Western U.S. media markets are especially encouraged to apply. Besides airfare, the scholarship covers tuition, course materials, and most meals (but not lodging). Apply now.

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, now in its 44th year, offers participants an opportunity to expand their business knowledge and increase their exposure to leading experts in a stimulating environment. Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the program, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, helps participants gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues.

Classes are held on the University of Pennsylvania campus at Wharton’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall in Philadelphia. Participants are encouraged to secure lodging as soon as possible. More information is available on the Seminars home page.

For those not receiving a scholarship, the program cost is $1,995, with a payment date of Oct. 1, 2012.

Applications are open to those employed full time as a print, broadcast, or online business journalist for legitimate media companies.

Read more here.

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