Let the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter/Foundation help you pay for some of your school tuition! We’d like to thank 2017 Scholarship Sponsors Slumberland, Hubbard Broadcasting, Carlini & Beaurline Families. Deadline for scholarship applications is Monday February 6th, 2017.
The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation offers $2,000 student scholarship grants to be used for tuition & books. We even pay the school directly so you don’t have to claim it as income for taxes!
Scholarships are open to high school and college/university students living or attending school in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin)
For consideration scholarship applicants must:
Completed application, essay, transcript, Video Link (if necessary) and letters of recommendation must be completed by February 6th, 2017. You may also email materials to email@example.com.
Scholarship recipients will be announced in March, 2017. Payments to schools will be made in August, 2017.
NATAS – UPPER MIDWEST CHAPTER/FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP CATEGORIES
HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA & JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS: Open to high school seniors planning to major in electronic media or video journalism and have been accepted into an accredited post-secondary college or university for the fall of 2016. The grants will be used for tuition and fees.
Special thanks to Slumberland Furniture for its continued support of NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation Scholarships. Slumberland has supported scholarships for our local high school and college students for more than a decade.
COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS: Open to college/university/graduate students majoring in electronic video media/communications. The grants will be used for tuition and fees.
Carol Rueppel Leadership Scholarship is for students who have demonstrated leadership skills in their school or community and who are planning to seek careers in broadcasting or electronic media. Carol Rueppel is a past President of the Upper Midwest Chapter of NATAS. She served as General Manager of KMSP-TV for 13 years before retiring in 2015.
Upper Midwest Emmy® Journalism Scholarship is awarded to a student interested specifically in a broadcast or electronic news career.
Ulysses Carlini Media Scholarship: The Ulysses Carlini Media Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who aspires to a career in commercial television, video media or filmmaking. Ulysses Carlini began his career in 1953 and dedicated his career to television programming fit for the entire family.
Send any hard copy application packets to: NATAS-Upper Midwest Scholarship Committee c/o John Murray 7319 Hunters Run Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55346
You can make a fully tax-deductible donation to the NATAS – Upper Midwest Chapter Foundation. We are an officially recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. All money raised goes into scholarships and distributed directly to the student’s school for tuition and books.
Media-related individuals, companies or organizations may sponsor a NATAS – UMW student scholarship. Sponsorship includes:
Karen Boros John Murray