Upper Midwest Emmy® Foundation
HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Let the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter Foundation help you pay for some of your school tuition!

We’d like to thank 2021 Scholarship Sponsors The Carlini & Fransen Families. 

 

Deadline for scholarship applications is Monday February 1st, 2021.

 

Applicant must be officially “accepted” into an accredited program in order to be eligible for scholarship.

 

The NATAS-Upper Midwest Foundation offers $1,500 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:

College/university/technical 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 SCHOLARSHIP CONSIDERATION:
  • Applicants must be officially “accepted” into an accredited college media program.
  • Submit completed online application form.
  • Submit completed relevant essay: Essays judged based on ability to focus on the topic, answer the question and stay within the 450 word limit.  We will also pay attention to spelling and grammar.
  • Submit a copy of your most recent high school/college transcript.
  • Letter or letters of recommendation from relevant faculty or professionals be accepted via email info@midwestemmys.org, providing it comes directly from the faculty or advisor’s school account.  Hard copy letters should be signed and printed on letterhead paper.

Completed application, essay, transcript, video link and letters of recommendation must be completed by February 1st, 2021.

You may email materials to info@midwestemmys.org

Scholarship recipients will be announced March 12th, 2021.

Payments to schools will be made in August 2021.

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
CHAPTER/FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY QUESTION

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a membership organization dedicated to excellence in television and related media by honoring exceptional work, providing professional development and outreach and nurturing the next generation of television professionals.

In the fast changing world of electronic communications, some say traditional media, including broadcast television, will soon be extinct. Describe what you think traditional media should start doing, stop doing and keep doing to stay relevant.