Broadcast Scholarships

on April 14, 2017

Take a look at this list of broadcast scholarships to see which interest you.


Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is open to students pursuing a career in broadcast meteorology. Application materials include transcripts, two letters or recommendation and a one-page statement in which applicants detail why you want to be a broadcast meteorologist and what their future plans are.


BMI Founders Award for Radio BroadcastingThis scholarship is open to enrolled full- and part-time students ages 17-24 in applicable majors, such as broadcast journalism, broadcasting and mass communications or radio and TV broadcast technology. The award amount for this scholarship typically is $1,500.


Carole Simpson Scholarship – This scholarship is for minority undergraduate students pursuing a career in broadcast media or electronic journalism. Students must complete an online application and submit a cover letter that discusses their journalism experience, intended use of the funds and your future journalism career goals.


Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship – Arab-American students studying journalism, radio, TV or film should look into this scholarship. The award is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students. Applicants must submit a hard-copy application that includes a one-page statement that explains their goals and why they deserve the scholarship. It should note that they are a U.S. citizen of Arab heritage.


Bodie McDowell Scholarship – This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students who want to combine the great outdoors with broadcasting. Applicants must submit an application, transcript, letter of recommendation, examples of their outdoor communication experience and a one- to two-page statement describing their career goals. The award amount for this scholarship typically ranges between $1,000 and $5,000.


BMI Founders Award for Radio Broadcasting – Students from ages 17-24 who are pursuing radio broadcasting are eligible for this scholarship. In addition to the application, a transcript and a letter of recommendation, students must submit an original written or video essay response to one of three prompts. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award amount for this scholarship is $5,000.


Ennes Scholarships – These scholarships are for students interested in the technical side of broadcasting. Application requirements vary by scholarship and can include an autobiography of your goals and interests in broadcasting, transcripts and a description of how you would use the award.


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