Scholarships are open to undergraduate students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.  Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors in good standing when scholarships when scholarships are awarded in September 2021. Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.
 

RTDNF is not currently accepting scholarship applications. The 2022 application period will open in November.

 
HOW TO APPLY
  • Complete the online application form, including:
    • Contact information
    • Experience
    • URL links to 3-5 work samples
      • Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces
      • Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc.
  • Upload the supplemental materials:
    • Cover letter
      • Discuss your current and past journalism experience
      • Describe how you intend to use the funds
      • Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism
      • Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee
    • Resume
    • Letter of recommendation
      • From a professor, advisor, or supervisor
      • Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Frequently asked questions
Application tips and checklist

CONTACT: If you have questions about scholarships and fellowships, please contact us.

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