Program Dates


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

Networking Reception

Held at the Newseum, a modern Washington landmark, the Networking Reception serves as a fundraiser for the foundation, while providing an opportunity for media industry leaders to meet the undergraduate students participating in Media Scholars Week.

Networking opportunities abound for Media Scholars and experienced professionals alike. From Seattle to New York, Dallas to Miami, over 400 industry and academic leaders turn out to support and celebrate the finalists.

The seventh annual Networking Reception takes place on Thursday, June 9, 2016.