Applications open for RTDNF scholarships, fellowships

From our friends at the Radio Television Digital News Association:

Applications for the Radio Television Digital News Foundation’s 2022 scholarship and fellowship program are now open!

RTDNF plans to award nine scholarships this spring to talented college students interested in careers in radio, television or digital journalism. 

Applications are due Jan. 12. Click here for the application form

Interested students will have to submit 3-5 work samples, a cover letter, a resume and a letter of recommendation. Learn more about each scholarship and the application process here. Learn more about our fellowships here. 

RTDNF has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships and fellowships to more than 500 young journalists since 1970 as part of its mission as the educational arm of RTDNA. Scholarships are open to college students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism. Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores. juniors or seniors in good standing. 

Recipients have gone on to enjoy careers from reporter, anchor, and news director to White House speechwriter, media regulatory attorney, and journalism educator. Several have served as RTDNA board members and many are Murrow Award winners. See past winners here.
 RTDNF plans to award four fellowships to promising young-career journalists this spring. Apply now! Fellowships are open to professional broadcast or digital journalists with fewer than 10 years of experience. Learn more about our fellowship opportunities here

Scholarship and fellowship winners will be invited to attend RTDNA22 in September.

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