The Betty Endicott NATAS-NCCB Chapter Student Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter (NATAS-NCCB) is pleased to announce its annual scholarship competition.  The scholarship is in honor of Betty Endicott, the first female news director in Washington, D.C.

Both full-time undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  Applicants must be studying for a career in communications and/or broadcast journalism.  Scholarships will range from $1000 to $5000 (not to exceed $5000), depending on the number awarded.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must:

Be enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or graduate program in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, DC
Be a full-time sophomore, junior or graduating senior with a declared major in communications or broadcast journalism
Be a full-time graduate student in pursuit of an advanced degree in either communications or broadcast journalism
Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Demonstrate an aptitude or interest in communication or broadcast journalism through coursework, extracurricular activities, internships, jobs and volunteer work

Application Package

Applicant must provide:

A complete application (Endicott Scholarship Application)
An unofficial college transcript
A one-page resume
Work samples (DVD/CD or links are acceptable as well as radio or television broadcast scripts)
Two letters of reference (one from a college professor or administrator)
And, an essay, NOT TO EXCEED TWO PAGES, on what you think is the biggest ethical issue facing today’s broadcast news industry

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 1,000

Max Award: 5,000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization NATAS-National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter
ATTN: Student Scholarship 9405 Russell Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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