Program Dates

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Media Scholars Program

  • Registration OpensNov 30
  • Qualifying RoundNov 30 - Feb 10
  • Case CompetitionFeb 17 - Mar 25
  • Media Scholars WeekJun 4-10
  • Networking ReceptionJun 9

Media Fellows Program

  • Application DueNov 11, 2015

Requirements

A Few Basic Requirements:

College juniors and seniors in good academic standing are invited to apply.

Open to full-time undergraduateĀ 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.

Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their major concentration.

High school students are not eligible to enter the Media Fellows Program.


Deadline

Due by 11:59 p.m. EST on November 11, 2015.

Award recipients and unsuccessful applicants will be notified of their status by DecemberĀ 10, 2015. Do not contact the foundation to inquire about your status before this time.

Selection Criteria

A committee will select scholarship recipients from the number of completed applications received. The Washington Media Scholars Foundation, following applicable federal and state laws and 501(c)(3) policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran.