RTDNF Mike Reynolds Scholarship

RTDNF Mike Reynolds Scholarship

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is offering Mike Reynolds Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a journalism student with a good writing ability, excellent grades, a dedication to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. The winner of scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) was founded as a grassroots organization in 1946 and it is the world’s largest professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession.

Eligibility:

  • Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible
  • if you are a non-citizen, you must have a US Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)

How to Apply:

The 2015 application period has closed. The next round of applications will open in January. Scholarship will be awarded in December for the current academic year. The candidates can apply on-line for the given scholarship.

Supporting Documents:

  • Cover letter
  1. Discuss your current and past journalism experience
  2. Describe how you intend to use the funds
  3. Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism
  4. Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  1. From a professor, advisor, or supervisor
  2. Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

Award Amount:

The recipient of the Mike Reynolds Scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Application Deadline:

The 2015 application period has closed. The next round of applications will open in January.

Link for More Information:

http://www.rtdna.org/content/mike_reynolds_journalism_scholarship

Contact Information:

If you have questions about scholarship, you can contact Karen Hansen: karenh-at-rtdna.org

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