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Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students (masters or Ph.D.) of accredited colleges or universities who have the ultimate goal of working in children's media. Three scholarships will be awarded to students nationwide and one scholarship will be awarded to a student from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate a commitment through course work or experience to any combination of at least two of the following fields: early childhood education, child development/child psychology, film/television production, music, animation, and production of cross-platform entertainment. Pittsburgh-area students must demonstrate a commitment (through course work or experience) to interactive media and at least one of the fields listed mentioned above. Particular attention will be given to applicants from inner city or rural communities. Applicants may apply for support for one of the following areas: research on the relationship between children's use of media and learning or children's use of media and personal growth; OR development of program concepts or extended development of creative elements of an existing concept (e.g., design of puppets, scripts, storyboards, characters, music, etc.). These scholarships are project-based and may not be used for tuition.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Feb 8
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $10,000
Awards Granted: 4


Class Year: Is this you?
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
  • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Brass Instruments
  • Child Development
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Child Psychology
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Conducting
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Documentary Production
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Music
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
  • Radio and Television
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
  • Woodwind Instruments
More Requirements:
    Must have a goal of working in children's media.

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