The Jeffrey C. Kraus Endowed Radio Award
Application Deadline Extended: March 28
Every year, the Hofstra Radio Alumni Association awards the Jeffrey C. Kraus Endowed Radio Award to provide financial assistance to students at Hofstra University. This award has been named as a tribute to Jeffrey C. Kraus ’61, who embodied the spirit of Hofstra radio for over 30 years, first as student station manager and later as respected alumnus and long-time General Manager.
The Jeffrey C. Kraus Endowed Radio Award is awarded each spring to Hofstra students based upon their
talent in and commitment to radio. A minimum grade-point average of 2.5 is required, you must be attending Hofstra University in the Fall 2013 semester, and be either a full participating member of WRHU or a Communications Audio Major. The scholarship is awarded by Hofstra University and the Office of Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Jeffrey C. Kraus Endowed Radio Award Committee.
THIS AWARD IS BASED ON MERIT AS DETERMINED BY AN ESSAY AND A DEMO TAPE, BOTH OF WHICH ARE TO BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL WITH THE ESSAY IN WORD FORMAT & THE DEMO IN MP3 FORMAT TO AMY.REICH@HOFSTRA.EDU.
YOUR APPLICATION ALONG WITH A COPY OF A HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT, COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT (IF TRANSFER STUDENT) OR DEGREE AUDIT REPORT (DAR) IF CURRENT HOFSTRA STUDENT; TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION; AND A COMPLETED FERPA FORM, WHICH CAN BE FOUND AT:
WWW.HOFSTRA.EDU/PDF/ACADREC_FERPA.PDF ARE TO BE MAILED.
PLEASE INDICATE ON FERPA: NAME OF AUTHORIZED PERSON: JEFFREY C. KRAUS AWARD COMMITTEE
The amount of these awards will be determined based on available interest generated from our endowment fund. The Jeffrey C. Kraus Endowed Radio Award will be awarded directly to selected students for use toward enhancing their academic experience at Hofstra.
The enclosed application must be completed and returned no later than Friday, March 7, 2014 to:
Hofstra Radio Alumni Association
c/o Director for Alumni Affairs
Libby and Joseph G. Shapiro Alumni House
150 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
If you have any questions please contact the Office for Alumni Affairs at (516) 463-6636 or Award Committee Chair, Sue Zizza at (516) 483-8321.
With Hofstra Pride,
Marc Wiener Susan Zizza ’87, ’96
President, HRAA Award Committee Chair, HRAA