The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters is pleased that it will once again offer scholarships to qualified students to assist in the pursuit of career goals in the field of broadcasting.
The purpose of this fund is multifold:
to encourage a higher standard of professionalism in the broadcast industry;
to foster a stronger relationship between higher education and the industry;
to promote a greater understanding of journalistic ethics and the societal responsibility of broadcasters; and
to provide support to promising future broadcasters.
Two (2) students enrolled and attending class full-time in an accredited broadcast curriculum at a Louisiana four-year college will receive equivalent to $2,000 per semester for one year.
One (1) student who is enrolled and attending class full-time in an accredited broadcast curriculum at a Louisiana community college will receive equivalent to $1,000 per semester for one year.
In order to confirm eligibility, winners will be required to provide LAB with documentation verifying enrollment status, as well as a copy of grades from previous semester – to ensure recipient meet grade point average requirements.
Awards will be paid in two installments to the school registrar during 2015 spring and fall semester. Award is contingent on the student continuing to meet the scholarship criteria.
Attached, you will find a Scholarship Application form which includes information as to criteria and procedure in applying for the scholarship(s) which will be awarded for the 2014-15 school year. You can also pick up a form at FOX 48's Alexandria office (4615 Parliament Drive, Ste. 201, Alexandria, La. 71303). This form can also be found at www.broadcasters.org.
Completed application forms, together with the required supplemental information, must be received by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015.
|La. Assn. of Broadcasters - 2015 College Flyer (PDF - Click and Print)||283.27 KB|
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