Broadcasting and Journalism

WGEM Broadcasting and Journalism Scholarship

WGEM and Western Illinois University's Department of Broadcasting & Journalism have a long history of partnerships. This scholarship award will begin in the spring semester of 2017 in the amount of $500. Following this award, the scholarship will be given each year as long as the funds are available. Students may apply for the award each academic year in the fall after the initial spring 2017 scholarship. This award will be drawn from annual contributions received from the donor, WGEM.

CRITERIA:

  • Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree in Broadcasting or Journalism
  • Student should be in good academic standing
  • Preference to a student with demonstrated participation in broadcasting activities

TERMS:

  • This scholarship will be awarded as $500 in the fall semester and $500 in the Spring semester as long as funds are available.
  • Awarded for academic year 2018-2019.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • The Department of Broadcasting & Journalism Chair, in conjunction with the department scholarship committee, will choose the recipient.
  • Selection will be made April 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Please submit application plus documentation of broadcasting and Journalism activities.
  • APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE OR TO SALLEE 306, BY 4:00 P.M.

SCHOLARSHIP RENEWABLE PROCESS:

  • This scholarship is non-renewable.
  • Qualified students should apply each year to be considered for this scholarship.

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 & Journalism

CONTACT INFORMATION:

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