Bill King College Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Oakland Athletics Community Fund will award one scholarship to an undergraduate student that is majoring in journalism or broadcasting. This $3,000 scholarship is intended for qualified tuition or required expenses such as fees, books, supplies and equipment for courses of instruction at a qualified educational institution. The recipient will possibly receive the opportunity to intern with the A’s Broadcasting Department.This scholarship has been established in memory of Bill King, long-time legendary Bay Area Sports Announcer. The purpose of this scholarship is to support a student who plans to pursue a career in journalism or broadcasting.Student applicants must meet the following criteria:  * Be a full-time student in your sophomore, junior, or senior year at a college or university in the San Francisco Bay Area.  * Prove financial need, as evidenced by expenses and offset by other scholarships, loans, grants and other sources of supplemental aid.  * Possess a minimum grade point average of 3.0.  * Show a demonstrated strong interest in pursuing a career in broadcasting or journalism.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 3000

Max Award: 3000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland, CA 94621

Contact Person:

Phone: (510) 638-4900