Talent Funding

Students: Follow the Funding

July 12, 2018 — The financial struggle is real for radio students out there. Here’s a list of radio/podcasting scholarships we scrubbed the internet for so you don’t have to!

 

College Scholarships for Radio/Journalism Students

  • Radio/Television Digital News Foundation Scholarships

http://www.rtdna.org/content/scholarships

Ed Bradley Scholarship

Carole Simpson Scholarship

President’s’ Scholarship

Mike Reynolds Scholarship

Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship

George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson Scholarship (for students at the University of Texas at Austin)

Lee Thornton Scholarship

  • BEA – The Broadcast Education Association Scholarship

https://www.beaweb.org/wp/?page_id=478

  • BMI Founder’s Award for Radio Broadcasting

https://bmifoundation.org//programs/info/bmi_founders_award_for_radio_broadcasting

  • Howard Buffett Fund for Women Journalists

http://www.iwmf.org/programs/howard-g-buffett-fund-for-women-journalists/

  • Press.org Journalism Scholarships

https://www.press.org/about/scholarships

  • National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

http://emmyonline.com/scholarship

  • New York Women in Communications

https://scholarships.nywici.org/sponsored-scholarships

  • Alliance for Women in Media

https://allwomeninmedia.org/foundation/scholarships/

  • It’s My Own Way Digital Media Scholarship

http://itsmyownway.com/itsmyownway-digital-media-scholarship/

  • Public Relations Society of America Scholarship

http://prssa.prsa.org/scholarships-and-awards/individual-scholarships/

  • Quill and Scroll Scholarship

https://quillandscroll.org/scholarships/

  • American Library Association Scholarship for New Media

http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/specialty/newmedia

  • Society of Broadcast Engineers Scholarship

http://www.sbe.org/sections/edu_ennes_scholarships.php

  • Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship

http://www.kingfoundation.org/eligibility.html

  • New England Press Association Scholarship

http://www.nenpa.com/students/scholarships/

  • Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Scholarship

http://www.newseum.org/event/2018-al-neuharth-free-spirit-and-journalism-conference/

  • National Press Club Zimmerman Scholarship

https://www.press.org/about/scholarships/zimmerman

 

Scholarships for Diverse Voices in Journalism:

  • UNCF Scholarships

https://www.uncf.org/scholarships

  • Asian American Journalist Association Scholarships

https://www.aaja.org/scholarships-internship-grants

  • National Association of Black Journalists

https://www.nabj.org/page/2018NABJScholarships

  • Latino Journalists of California

http://ccnma.org/scholarships-and-awards/scholarships/scholarship-application/

  • ProPublica Diversity Stipend

https://propublica.forms.fm/the-propublica-diversity-scholarship-2018/forms/4554

  • National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity

https://www.press.org/about/scholarships

  • NAHJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists) – Pepsico Scholarships for Latinx Students

http://www.nahj.org/scholarshipinfo/

  • ONA ‘18 Diversity Fellowships

https://ona18.journalists.org/2018/05/23/apply-onas-mj-bear-fellowship-cnn-diversity-fellowship/

  • Jack Shaheen Scholarship to honor Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies

http://www.adc.org/adcri/jack-g-shaheen-mass-communications-scholarships/

  • Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship

For more information about the scholarships and how to apply, visit the scholarship pages of National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Asian American Journalists Association, Native American Journalists Association and National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.

 

Regional/Niched fields scholarships:

  • Transom Story Workshop

https://transom.org/workshops/about/scholarship/

  • Overseas Press Club Foundation

http://www.overseaspressclubfoundation.org/scholarships.html

  • Outdoors Writers Association of America

https://owaa.org/programs/scholarships-fellowships/

  • The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation: Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship

http://tfmjf.org/scholarships/

  • Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation

http://www.edsf.org/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/

  • ACES Society for Editors Scholarship

https://aceseditors.org/awards/scholarships

  • Student Broadcaster Scholarship (For MA Residents Only)

http://www.massbroadcasters.org/scholarship

  • National Dairy Shrine Scholarship for Agricultural Journalism

https://www.dairyshrine.org/download_scholarship_app.php

  • Ohio News/Media Association Minority Scholarship

https://www.ohionews.org/aws/ONA/pt/sp/foundation_scholarships

  • Sacramento Press Club Journalism Scholarships

http://www.sacpressclub.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=296087&module_id=281289

  • Society of Professional Journalists/LA and Ventura County

https://spjla.org/category/scholarships/

  • American Advertising Federation

http://www.aafevv.com/about-us/scholarship/

  • The Jewish Federation of Chicago Academic Scholarship

http://www.jcfs.org/jvs/what-we-do/scholarships

  • New England “T” Register in Transportation Journalism

http://nemgtr.org/knudson-churchill-scholarship/2018-application-forms.html

  • Agriculture Future of America Journalism Scholarship

http://www.agfuture.org/s/1342/rd16/index.aspx?sid=1342&gid=1&pgid=329

 

Misc. Scholarships:

  • Niche No Essay Scholarship

https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/?utm_source=ScholarshipExperts&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=SEnes&source=se

  • UNIGO 10K Scholarship

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship

 

Other guides:

  • Fastweb

https://www.fastweb.com/directory/scholarships-for-radio-and-television-majors

  • Edu In Review Scholarship Awards

http://www.eduinreview.com/scholarships/subcategories/journalism-scholarships

  • US News and World Report

https://www.usnews.com/education/scholarship-search-insider/articles/2017-01-05/make-yourself-heard-with-broadcast-scholarships

  • Topdegreesonline.org

http://www.topdegreesonline.org/scholarships/broadcasting-and-digital-media/

  • College Sholarship.com Guide to Broadcasting

http://www.collegescholarships.com/major-degree/broadcasting-scholarships

  • Edvisors Scholarship Guide

https://www.edvisors.com/scholarships/win-scholarships/free-scholarships/journalism-scholarships/#state-and-regional-journalism-scholarships