Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $5,000
⏳ 03/18

Scholarship Description

The Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship, established in 2021, supports diversity within the field of broadcast journalism while honoring longtime radio journalist Wes Vernon, a former National Press Club member. The scholarship provides $5,000 annually to a student who demonstrates a commitment to a career in broadcast journalism. The award can be renewed up to three years, for a total of $20,000 toward educational expenses.

To be eligible, students must:

  • plan to pursue a career in broadcast journalism
  • be enrolled in, or in the process of applying for, admission to a broadcast journalism program at an accredited university or community college

The award is open to any student at any stage in their career pursuing a degree in broadcast journalism. Preference is given to those students enrolled in community colleges, as outlined by the scholarship donor.

Students do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Portfolio required
  • Resume Required

How To Apply


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