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RTDNF Scholarships

RTDNF Scholarships

The 2016 application period is now open.
Deadline is May 31, 2016.

Scholarships are open to undergraduate students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.  Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors in good standing when scholarships are awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Ed Bradley Scholarship
Carole Simpson Scholarship
Presidents Scholarship
Mike Reynolds Scholarship
Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
Pete Wilson Scholarship (for students who grew up in or are attending college in the Bay Area)

HOW TO APPLY

  • Complete the online application form, including:
    • Contact information
    • Experience
    • URL links to 3-5 work samples
      • Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces
      • Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc.
  • Upload the supplemental materials:
    • Cover letter
      • Discuss your current and past journalism experience
      • Describe how you intend to use the funds
      • Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism
      • Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee
    • Resume
    • Letter of recommendation
      • From a professor, advisor, or supervisor
      • Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Frequently asked questions
Application tips and checklist

CONTACT: If you have questions about scholarships and fellowships, please contact Karen Hansen:karenh@rtdna.org

APPLY HERE

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