Alliance for Women in Media’s Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship
http://www.allwomeninmedia.org/foundation/scholarships/ or http://www.allwomeninmedia.org (“Foundation” tab and “Scholarships” link in sidebar)
Note: While called a “scholarship,” this opportunity appears to be more of a paid internship position. We include it to demonstrate the value of reading the “requirements” for each scholarship opportunity you find and weighing the pros and cons before you apply.
Contact Info: Alliance for Women in Media Foundations, Scholarships, Attn: Kate Niswander, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; phone: 703.506.3290; email: [email protected]
Deadline: April 30
Award Amount: $2,500 (2 Awarded)
Eligibility: Full-time, female Undergraduate or Graduate student.
Requirements: 2 Writing Samples (300-500 words), Proof of Enrollment, and Letter of Recommendation (Professor or Journalism/Media/Communications Professional). Required to attend the AWMF’s Gracie Awards Luncheon (student funds airfare and accommodations in New York City). Recipients will be required to produce 3-4 separate pieces of content for AWM between July 1 and November 1. One piece based on attendance at Gracie Awards Luncheon on June 26. The other 2-3 pieces of journalistic content for AWM’s website based on assigned topics or prompts.
Application Link: http://www.allwomeninmedia.org/foundation/scholarships/