Program Dates


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


Members of the winning team receive $3,000 (each) in scholarship awards, along with the National Excellence in Media Award.

The first runner-ups receive $2,000 (each) in scholarship awards.

Winners of the 2013 National Excellence in Media Award

Devin Munger and Carol Wan
University of Wisconsin-Madison

2013 Runner-up Team

Daniel Johnson and Joe Margolies
Princeton University

Winners of the 2012 National Excellence in Media Award

Maria Jose Flor Agreda and Jami Vallesteros
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2012 Runner-up Team

Diana Cui, Ithaca College and
Scott Reed, Harvard University

Winners of the 2011 National Excellence in Media Award

Paige Helling and Dana Vielmetti
University of Wisconsin-Madison

2011 Runner-up Team

Pavi Anand, Washington University in St. Louis and
Robert Bui, University of Virginia

Winners of the 2010 National Excellence in Media Award

Maria Bianchi and Laura Kovacek
Michigan State University

(No runner-up team in 2010.)