Broadcasting and Journalism

Illinois Broadcasters Association Scholarship

This scholarship was created in January, 2001 by the Illinois Broadcasters Association to recognize the top student in the department with emphasis on a rising senior majoring in Broadcasting. The amount of the award is $750.00 payable in equal disbursements ($375 in the fall and $375 in the spring). The recipient of this award will be selected in the spring.

CRITERIA:

  • Must be a rising senior student pursuing a B.A. degree in Broadcasting.
  • Must have a minimum of 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.5 in Broadcasting.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 90 semester hours at the end of Spring, 2018 semester.
  • Recipient should demonstrate talent, commitment, excellence and professional ambition in broadcasting.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded to the top student (as determined by the Broadcasting and Journalism scholarship committee). If more than one student is considered qualified, preference shall be given to a student with demonstrated participation in broadcasting activities.
  • Must attend the IBA-U Conference in the Fall 2018.

TERMS:

  • $425.00 per semester, for a maximum of two semesters
  • Awarded for academic year 2018-2019

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Recipient will be chosen by the Broadcasting and Journalism Scholarship Committee.
  • Selection will be made April 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Please submit letter of application. The letter should include your plans after graduation.
  • Resume
  • Portfolio or examples of work.
  • APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE OR TO SALLEE 306, BY 4:00 P.M.

An online application is available below.

submit online

An application form is available below.

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INQUIRIES:

  • Inquiries should be sent to the Chair, Department of Broadcasting and Journalism

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Department of Broadcasting & Journalism
Sallee Hall 306, Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-2888
Email: Broadcasting@wiu.edu