Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The Student Academy Awards is a national student film competition conducted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy Foundation. Each year over 500 college and university film students from all over the United States compete for awards and cash grants, with films being judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. Film students from outside the U.S. are honored each year as well. The presentation ceremony is a popular event that is annually attended by a capacity audience in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Through the Student Academy Awards, the Academy recognizes and encourages this country's most promising new filmmakers. Past winners include Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Bob Saget and Oscar winners John Lasseter and Robert Zemeckis. This award has application deadlines of late March to early April. For more information, visit the program website.

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The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation distributes radio scholarships (in the amount of $5,000) to outstanding broadcast students. Juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better are encouraged to apply. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Applicants must provide an official transcript, a resume, three letters of recommendation evaluating their scholastic and personal strengths and a descriptive essay outlining his or her future broadcasting goals. Awards are announced in the summer and applied toward the fall semester. For application deadlines and more information, please see the scholarship website.

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Recipients of the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award are given $10,000 and an internship at either Fox News Channel or the New York Post. Residential housing will be provided for the duration of the internship, if necessary. No more than two editorials, columns, or news stories per person are allowed to be submitted. Articles specifically produced for and published in a newspaper, magazine, or website will be accepted. This award is open to undergraduate writers and reporters of all political convictions and backgrounds, and submissions may include college newspapers, magazines, or periodicals as well as college online articles published on accredited college institution websites. All entries must have been published within one year prior to their submission for the scholarship award. The application deadline is in late April. For more information, please contact the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation by phone at 212-843-8031 or see the award website.

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The Inter-American Press Association Scholarship is for young journalists and journalism school graduates. The scholarship allows U.S. and Canadian scholars to spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend an academic year studying at a recognized U.S. or Canadian journalism school. U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US $20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad. Applicants must be journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age with a good command of the language they are to use. Students must have completed their degree before beginning the scholarship year. Some opporunities require three years of professional journalism. Language ability for U.S. and Canadian candidates must be attested to by a recognized authority in Spanish or Portuguese. Latin American candidates must take a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language). This scholarship has an application deadline of eary March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO--using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. The fellowship is intended for American college and university students interested in international collaboration but who have not yet been afforded many opportunities to travel abroad. During his/her four to six weeks of travel, the recipient should be willing to participate in public diplomacy events arranged with the pertinent U.S. State Department Consulate, Mission, and/or Embassy. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens eligible for foreign travel, must be between 18 and 25 years old at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in the United States. The application deadline for this fellowship is in early August. For more information, please see the scholarship website or e-mail dcunesco@state.gov.

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Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a $2,500 scholarship for United Methodist undergraduate students who intend to pursue a career in religion journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must be enrolled in either their junior or senior years at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be United Methodist ethnic minority students in their junior or senior year majoring in journalism or communications. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-March. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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National Association of Black Journalists annually awards several non-renewable $2,500 scholarships to African American college students. All recipients receive an all-expense-paid trip to the NABJ convention and must participate in student convention projects. All applicants must be a student member of NABJ, must be majoring in or pursuing a career in journalism. All students must have be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university have at least one year of school remaining. For more information, please see the scholarship website.

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The NAHJ Scholarships are for full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English- or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the United States and Puerto Rico. Applicants must be NAHJ members. This scholarship has an application deadline of late March. For more information, please see the scholarshp website.

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. NSF Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, US national or permanent resident aliens, and are graduating seniors; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree; or are in their 1st year or the first semester of their 2nd year in graduate school. For application deadlines and more information, please contact the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program by phone at 866-673-4737 or by e-mail at info@nsfgrfp.org.

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National Urban Fellows is a rigorous, full-time graduate program comprised of two semesters of academic course work and a nine month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the City University of New York's Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs. Fellows complete course work via distance learning, are awarded an MPA degree upon completion of all academic and program requirements. Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend over 14 months; full payment of tuition; a book allowance; and relocation and travel reimbursement. For more information, please contact the Program Director at the National Urban Fellows Program by phone at 212-730-1700 or visit the fellowship website.

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