With the Media Fellows Program, the Washington Media Scholars Foundation recognizes enthusiastic and qualified students by awarding several scholarships each academic year. In 2016, the foundation distributed $74,000 in total scholarship awards.
The Media Fellows Scholarship supports the academic development of undergraduates dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public policy advertising industry each academic year.
Applications for the Fall distribution (prior to the Spring 2018 semester) are due by midnight (Eastern Time) on November 17th, 2017.
We strive to include the best and brightest students across the country by conducting a thorough and streamlined application process:
This portion of the application requires an applicant to articulate his or her career goals, course load and financial need in 500 words or less (double spaced). Proposals should include the following:
One letter from a professor, advisor or other home university official OR from a mentor or previous employer who can attest to your enthusiasm and ability to have a successful career in the media industry. The signer of your letter should be available for contact via phone or email should the Washington Media Scholars Foundation need to verify any statements made.
Application documents should be sent via email to Info@mediascholars.org by 11:59 p.m. EST on July 14, 2017. Write “Strategic Media Fellows Application” in the subject line.
The Washington Media Scholars Foundation will contact finalists for a phone interview before the distributions are announced.