Fisher Broadcasting Inc. Scholarship For Minorities
Eligible students must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black (non-Hispanic), or Hispanic. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year or two-year college or technical school. They must be U.S. citizens and maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above. Acceptable fields of study include business/consumer services, journalism, TV or radio broadcasting.
Students may apply for the scholarship in their sophomore year in college. If they are attending a technical school, the credits must transfer to a four-year university where the student will pursue a four-year degree. Applications will be judged on academic achievement as well as financial need.
The scholarship is funded by Fisher Broadcasting Inc., located in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 1910. The communications and media company operates 20 television stations, including ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliates. The scholarship was established in 1987 to encourage more minority students to consider careers in broadcasting.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in APRIL of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,000 - $10,000.
For more details, visit http://fsci.com/careers/scholarships-for-minorities/