Thank you for your interest in the California Scholastic Press Association’s summer journalism workshop. 

Our 2023 workshop will be held from July 9-21, 2023 on the campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Applications are being accepted now!

CSPA 2023 ApplicationTo apply, complete the online application here. You can also copy and paste the link directly:

The priority deadline is Sunday, April 30 at 11:59 p.m. Students will be selected on a rolling basis, with the first notifications of acceptance going out in late March. We will continue to accept and review applications after the April 30 deadline for as long as seats remain available. Some applicants may be added to a waitlist due to the high volume of applicants.

The cost of the workshop is $2,250. An initial deposit of $400 is required within 7 days of acceptance to confirm a student’s place in this year’s workshop class. Financial assistance is also available. Students should note their financial need on the application and a board member will reach out if they are accepted.

Do you want to know more about the workshop? Find answers to the most common questions here, and read more about our curriculum here.