tpt Public Media Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The tpt Public Media Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who aspires to a career in Media, with an eye toward non-profit Public Media and public service. This is a time of dramatic change in Public Media, as it transitions from traditional Public TV and Radio to a world of integrated technologies and tremendous opportunities. 

Open to college/university students who have completed at least two years of school and majoring in electronic media are eligible.  The grants will be used for tuition and fees. 

Scholarship is open to college/university students living or attending school in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin)

For consideration scholarship applicants must:
Submit completed online scholarship grant application form.
Submit completed relevant essay. College scholarships require an additional Video Link (YouTube, Vimeo, etc) of your best work. Time Limit: 15 minutes.
Submit a copy of your most recent college transcript.
Letter or letters of recommendation from relevant faculty or advisors.  Letters of recommendation can be accepted via email , providing it comes directly from the faculty or advisor’s school account.  Hard copy letters should be signed and printed on letterhead paper.
Each scholarship requires the student to write a mandatory essay for the scholarships offered.  Essays will be judged based on your ability to focus on the topic, answer the question and stay within the 450 word limit.  We will also pay attention to spelling and grammar.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization NATAS-Upper Midwest 
7319 Hunters Run 
Eden Prairie, MN 55346

Contact Person:  Scholarship Committee c/o John Murray

Phone: 952-381-7494