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.