The Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation proudly offers the National Academy Television Arts and Sciences, Lone Star Chapter Student Scholarship for college students pursuing a career in the television industry. Lone Star EMMY Educational Foundation will award a scholarship of up to $10,000 to qualified student chosen by our Scholarship Committee. The Foundation will annually review the amount of the scholarships.
To be considered for a scholarship, a student must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Student must be in good standing (not on academic probation) with a minimum 3.0 GPA in their respective major.
- Student must be currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning in the State of Texas at a junior level or above.
- Undergraduate students must have two (2) academic semesters remaining when the scholarship is awarded or be enrolled in graduate school.
- Student must be majoring in Radio, Television, Film; Broadcast Journalism; or related major.
- Student must submit at least two letters of recommendation from faculty, employers or internship supervisor.
- Student must submit a 3 page essay responding to these questions.
- Why did you select the television industry as your career choice?
- In what television/related activities have you participated whether in school or outside of the classroom?
- What is your first job preference after college and why?
- What is your ultimate career goal?
- Student must include a sample of work. Include in your essay 3-5 links to your best/most relevant work samples. Work samples should be broadcast (television) or online pieces. Applicants are encouraged to upload their work samples to sites such as You Tube, Vimeo, or their personal website. Please discuss your role in each piece on the sample (e.g. producer, editor, talent, photographer, etc.)
The application form and all enclosures must be postmarked by Monday, June 3, 2016. The applications should be sent to:
Lone Star EMMY Scholarships
c/o Reginald Hardwick, NBC 5 KXAS-TV
4805 Amon Carter Blvd.
Fort Worth Texas, 76155