PepsiCo Contributes $50,000 to National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarships

Sep 10, 2012 4:00 PM ET

PepsiCo Contributes $50,000 to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists…

The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PepsiCo, has committed $50,000 to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) for scholarships and internships to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism and social media.

The announcement will be made during the PepsiCo-sponsored NAHJ Hall of Fame Gala to be held on Friday, August 3, at the UNITY 2012 Convention in Las Vegas, the largest gathering of minority journalists in the nation.

For the second consecutive year, the PepsiCo Foundation is supporting NAHJ’s scholarship and internship program for the as part of La Promesa de PepsiCo, the company’s Hispanic initiative focused on fostering education opportunities and helping build stronger Latino communities.

Read more about this contribution on The Financial