RTDNA scholarships, fellowships open [US]

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Journalism Basics

Journalism students and young journalists can apply for up to US$10,000 in grants.

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) offers four fellowships and eight scholarships for undergraduate and graduate journalism students. The awards range from US$1,000 to US$10,000 and seek to reward students and young professionals who plan to pursue careers in digital and broadcast journalism.

Undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled in a university program with one year remaining before they graduate. Other requirements vary by scholarship. Fellowships are open to professional broadcast or digital journalists with fewer than 10 years of experience. 

In addition to cash awards, winners are invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 18, 2019.