Southeastern Louisiana University communication major Danita Winfrey, of Baton Rouge, recently received a scholarship from the Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists.

The scholarship covers the registration, airfare and hotel costs for Winfrey to attend the National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3-7, a news release said.

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists was founded in 2012 with a mission to promote and support black journalists and mentor and provide scholarships to student journalists.