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Abe Schechter Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time or incoming graduate students. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program
Sponsor: Freedom Forum
1101 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in journalism and who are "free spirits," defined as those who "dream, dare and do."

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.freedomforum.org/freespirit

BEA National Scholarships in Broadcasting
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association
1771 North Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors or seniors or graduate students at BEA member universities, students pursuing freshman and sophomore instruction only or students who have already completed BEA two-year programs at a four-year college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.beaweb.org

Carole Simpson Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants do NOT need to be African American but must reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program. Applicants must show leadership qualities and community service participation.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: March 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cbcfinc.org

Ed Bradley Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Hawaii Association of Broadcasters Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Association of Broadcasters Inc.
P.O. Box 22112
Honolulu, HI 96823-2112
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students and attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or broadcast school in the U.S. full-time. Students must also have a 2.75 GPA or higher and intend to work in the broadcast industry in Hawaii upon completion of their education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation and transcript are required.
Website: http://www.hawaiibroadcasters.com

Idaho State Broadcasters Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Idaho State Broadcasters Association
270 N 27th Street
Suite B
Boise, ID 83702-4741
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an Idaho college or university, have exhibited superior potential in activities or courses related to broadcasting and be respected among their peer groups. Students must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in the first two years of college and a GPA of 2.5 in the last two years.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation, transcript and essay are required.
Website: http://www.idahobroadcasters.org

James L. Shriver Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
Website: http://www.communityfoundation.org

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: California Chicano News Media Association
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by email, by mail or by phone.
Website: http://www.ccnma.org

John Bayliss Radio Scholarship
Sponsor: John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation
171 17th Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending an institution of higher learning in the U.S., be entering their junior or senior year and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must be working toward a career in the radio industry. Preference is given to students with a history of radio-related activities and those pursuing careers in commercial radio.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume, transcript, essay and three letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.beaweb.org/bayliss.html

Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major but must have a career goal of becoming a sports reporter for television or radio. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Massachusetts Student Broadcaster Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Broadcasters Association
43 Riverside Avenue
PMB 401
Medford, MA 02155
Eligibility: Applicants must be Massachusetts residents who are enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning that offers degrees in television and radio broadcasting. Students must meet their school's definition of a full-time student. Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, community service, extracurricular activities and work experience.

Amount: $2,000-$3,000
Deadline: March 29
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and financial statement are required.
Website: http://www.massbroadcasters.org

Parsons Brinckerhoff Golden Apple Scholarship
Sponsor: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
1875 I Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school students who have been members of COMTO for at least one year. They must have at least a 2.0 GPA and be accepted into a college or technical school program.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.comto.org

Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Upper Midwest Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Upper Midwest Chapter
4967 Kensington Gate
Shorewood, MN 55331
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors. They must have applied or been accepted to a college or university that offers a broadcasting, television or other electronic media curriculum and intend to pursue one of these fields. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred, but not required.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 9
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.midwestemmys.org

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation College/University Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Wisconsin Broadcasters Association
44 E. Mifflin Street
Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a four-year college or university. They must major in broadcasting, communications or a related field and have completed 60 credits by the application deadline. Students must have graduated from a Wisconsin high school or be attending a Wisconsin institution of higher learning. They must plan a career in radio or television broadcasting and must not have previously won a WBA scholarship.

Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: October 18
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.wi-broadcasters.org

Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Broadcast Engineers
9102 N. Meridian Street
Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll in a technical school, college or university and should pursue studies leading to a career in broadcasting engineering or a related field. Preference is given to members of SBE, but any student may apply. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, biographies and statements. Recipients must write a paper about broadcast engineering.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sbe.org