RTDNA scholarships, fellowships open [US]

Posted on Feb 16, 2021 in Journalism Basics

Journalism students and young journalists can apply for grants.

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) offers fellowships and scholarships for undergraduate and graduate journalism students.

A total of US$38,000 awards aims to help 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 March 1.