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Media Scholars Program

  • Registration OpensNov 14
  • Qualifying RoundNov 14 - Feb 12
  • Case CompetitionFeb 26 - Apr 2
  • Media Scholars WeekJun 8-13
  • Networking ReceptionJun 12

Media Fellows Program

  • Application DueJuly 16, 2014

Media Fellows Applications Due July 17, 2013

Posted on April 19, 2013 by KaraW

Applications for the 2013 Media Fellows Program are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 17, 2013.

Through the Media Fellows Program, the Washington Media Scholars Foundation recognizes enthusiastic and qualified students by awarding several scholarships each academic year. In 2012-13 academic year, the foundation distributed over $30,000 to twenty students.

These grants support the academic development of undergraduates dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public policy advertising industry.

A few basic requirements:

  • Rising college Juniors and Seniors invited to apply.
  • Open to full-time, undergraduate, degree seeking students whose major or minor prepares them for a career in strategic public policy advertising research, management, planning, and buying. These include, but are not limited to, mass communications, journalism, marketing (business or mass communications), and political science.
  • Each applicant must articulate his or her financial need for the scholarship by explaining how the additional financial aid will impact his or her academic career.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their major concentration.