Saturday, September 8, 2012
In the tradition of Thomas R. Dargan, dedicated and lifelong broadcaster, this scholarship is intended to encourage and assist minority students to complete their education in broadcasting or communications. Eligibility - Applicant must be a minority citizen of the United States. Minority is defined as Native American, Black, Hispanic or Asian. - Applicant must be enrolled in the first, second or third year of a broadcast or communications curriculum at a four-year college or university or an accredited community college in Oregon or Washington, or as a permanent resident of Oregon or Washington attending an out-of-state institution. - Community college students must be enrolled in a broadcast curriculum which is transferable to a four-year baccalaureatedegree. - Applicant must have a minimum 3.00 GPA. Scholarship recipients may reapply for a renewal at the end of the first year of receiving the scholarship, but must have maintained at least a 3.00 GPA Application Procedure - Qualified persons should apply by returning the application form with the essay, transcripts and letters of recommendation to: KATU Thomas R. Dargan Scholarship c/o Human Resources P.O. Box 2 Portland, OR 97207-0002 (Applications are available by calling 503-231-4222)
Financial need is the common criteria that bind all of the grants awarded through the George Snow Scholarship Fund. We also review all special circumstances. To qualify for The George Snow Scholarship Fund, applicants must: - Be a graduate of a Palm Beach County or North Broward County High School - Show financial need - Must be active in their school and community have strong educational and career goals and are self motivated Most scholarships are award to graduating seniors going into their first year of college. Students applying for these scholarships can attend any accredited college, university or vocational/technical school anywhere in the country and can major in any subject. Students are eligible for these scholarships if they are graduating from a Palm Beach County high school or graduating from either Pompano High School or Blanche Ely High School in Broward County, Florida. In addition the Fund has specific scholarships for students who meet the above criteria who are pursuing a career in the field of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, engineering, visual/ performing arts, photojournalism or culinary arts - OR - are at least 1/8 Italian, a graduate of Limestone Creek Elementary, planning to attend a vocational or technical school, or an orphan. Additional scholarships are available through the Scholarship Fund to single parents or students that meet other criteria such as considering themselves a feminist and wishing to apply for the Feminist Scholarship Program. Journalism
Each year, the Asian American Journalists Association - Portland Chapter offers a scholarship of up to $2,000 to an outstanding student at the undergraduate or graduate levels. The winner is selected by the following criteria: -Commitment to the field of journalism -Sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement -Journalistic ability -Scholastic ability -Financial need To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be a graduating high school senior, an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time (12 or more units) in an accredited college or university during the current academic year. Students must live or attend school in Oregon or the Vancouver, Wash. area. Applications must be postmarked by April 1. The AAJA will not accept applications via fax or electronic mail. Judges will select a winner by May. The amount of the award will depend on the field of candidates. Award must be claimed within a year. The AAJA national office also offers $5,000, $2,000 and $1,500 scholarships and internships to students. Those awards are separate from the Portland chapter’s and require different applications. Please see the organization’s website for more information on how you can apply to the national scholarships: http://www.aaja.org Journalism Scholarships: For Asian Americans
Portland Chapter AAJA Scholarships Each year, the Asian American Journalists Association - Portland Chapter offers a scholarship of up to $2,000 to an outstanding student at the undergraduate or graduate levels. The winner is selected by the following criteria: -Commitment to the field of journalism -Sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement -Journalistic ability -Scholastic ability -Financial need To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be a graduating high school senior, an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time (12 or more units) in an accredited college or university during the current academic year. Students must live or attend school in Oregon or the Vancouver, Wash. area. Applications must be postmarked by April 1. The AAJA will not accept applications via fax or electronic mail. Judges will select a winner by May. The amount of the award will depend on the field of candidates. Award must be claimed within a year. The AAJA national office also offers $5,000, $2,000 and $1,500 scholarships and internships to students. Those awards are separate from the Portland chapter’s and require different applications. Please see the organization’s website for more information on how you can apply to the national scholarships: http://www.aaja.org
College juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing have until Nov. 15 to apply for several scholarships awarded each year ny the ACES Education Fund, an affiliate of the American Copy Editors Society. The scholarships are open to students who will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students in the fall, and to graduating students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships. Applications will be evaluated by a panel of five experienced copy editors. For more information and to download the application form, please visit our website at: http://www.copydesk.org/edfund/apply/
BECA, Inc. Edna R. Anthony Memorial Scholarship For Minorities Majoring In Communications and Other Areas.
Candidates for the BECA, Inc. Edna R. Anthony Memorial Scholarship must: - Be enrolled as a high school senior and maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average. - Plan to attend a historically black college or university and declare a major in criminal justice, journalism/communications or nursing/healthcare. - Submit a 1000 word essay on "Why I want to pursue a career in one of the following areas of study: criminal justice, journalism or nursing" Website: http://www.womenofbeca.com/scholarship-application.php
As an expression of gratitude to Dr. Alma S. Adams for giving six years of dedicated service and leadership on its Board of Directors, the American Legacy Foundation has established a scholarship fund in her honor. The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to reduce tobacco use among Priority Populations will award a total of $10,000 annually for up to two candidates to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The scholarship will be a fitting tribute to a gifted artist and dedicated public servant who has contributed greatly to the ground-breaking capacity-building work of the foundation on behalf of Priority Populations. Eligibility Criteria - Applicants will have to supply documentation of financial need for scholarship funds - Full-time students pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field. - Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 for the most recent academic year - Applicants must provide evidence of service to a community in an economically or socially disadvantaged setting; involvement in volunteer activities such as outreach, peer counseling to prevent the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol or other efforts of benefit to a local community should be described in a personal statement Website: https://www.legacyforhealth.org/adams-scholarship.aspx
Applicant must be a collegebound high school senior and enroll as a college freshman at an Ohio college or university for the coming school year. The applicant should be planning on majoring in journalism. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests, with special emphasis on student's financial need. Must demonstrate ability to write clearly in an autobiography of 750 to 1,000 words describing academic and career interests, awards, extracurricular activities and any journalism-related activities. Applicant must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian. For more information: http://www.ohionews.org/foundation/scholarships/
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Annual Essay Contest on Ayn Rand’s Novel, Atlas Shrugged, for College Students (Graduate and Undergraduate) and 12th Graders Entry Deadline: September 17th First Prize: $10,000 3 Second Prizes: $2,000 5 Third Prizes: $1,000 20 Finalists: $100 20 Semifinalists: $50 All information necessary to enter the contest is contained on our website at: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx?theme=blue
All students preparing for a career in the newspaper industry who will have completed their sophomore year by the end of the upcoming spring semester. Scholarship winners may study at any four-year South Carolina college approved by the Foundation. Selection of the scholarship winners is based on commitment to a newspaper career, participation in newspaper activities in college, recommendations of faculty members, and grades. Financial need will also be a factor in awarding the scholarships. Application forms and additional information may be found at: http://www.scpress.org/scholar_intern.html
Anne Trabue, affectionately known as the mother of women's golf in Southern California, was a noted journalist who wrote extensively about golf in Southern California in the first half of the 20th century. Her contemporaries described her as a woman of gracious charm, intelligent foresight and great patience. She was the driving force behind the organization of the Women's Southern California Golf Association. It was her firm but gentle hand that guided the associations first steps. She served as WSCGAs first President from 1922-1928 and again from 1937-38. She was appointed as Advisor to the Board of the WSCGA for life, in which post she gave of her knowledge and experience until her death in November of 1957. She also received a life membership in the Los Angeles Country Club for her outstanding interest and activity in the promotion of women's golf. In 1954, WSCGA honored Anne Trabue by creating a trophy known as the Anne Trabue Trophy. The WSCGA Foundation again honors the legacy of Anne Trabue by creating a scholarship to assist a student who knows both the joy of writing and golf. The student should desire pursue a career in sports print or broadcast journalism. Please visit the Scholarships page of the Foundation website for further information or to download an application. http://www.wscgafoundation.org/downloads/ScholarshipApp_New.pdf
Abe Schechter, a true pioneer of radio news, became the first vice president of news for NBC. He began his career in newspapers, then moved to radio. During World War II, he became senior public relations officer for General MacArthur. He eventually returned to NBC where he helped create the Today show. From there, he became part owner of the Mutual Broadcasting System. In the 1960s Schechter founded a PR firm that he and his business partner, former RTDNF Trustee George Glazer, subsequently sold to Hill & Knowlton. Schechter and his wife died in a car accident in 1989, and this $2,000 scholarship was established in his memory. For More Information: http://www.rtdna.org/pages/education/graduates/the-abe-schechter-graduate-scholarship.php
RTNDA Ed Bradley Broadcast Journalism Scholarship A $10,000 award established by 60 Minutes Correspondent Ed Bradley. Preference given to an undergraduate student of color. Career goal must be broadcast journalism. Applications must be postmarked on or before May deadline. For more information about this award and to download the application form, please visit our website at: http://www.rtdna.org/pages/media_items/ed-bradley-scholarship1898.php Note: They have not posted the new information, but you should check in with them....
JEA National High School Journalist of the Year Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships, named for JEA's long-time treasurer, recognize some of the top high school journalists in the country. The contest begins at the state level. Winning portfolios from the state High School Journalist of the Year competitions are sent to the national level. Portfolios are judged and winners announced at the spring JEA/NSPA national convention. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior; be planning to study journalism or mass communications in college and to pursue a journalism career; have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; have participated in high school journalism for at least two years; submit a portfolio; be a state Journalist of the Year winner and a student of a JEA member adviser. The National High School Journalist of the Year receives a $5,000 scholarship; four runners-up each receive a $2,000 scholarship. More detailed information, an application and a portfolio checklist are on the JEA Web site. Deadlines Mail your entire portfolio package to your state contest coordinator. The portfolio must reach the State Director by Feb. 15. Secure the name and address of your JEA State Director. For a list of state directors, please visit: http://www.jea.org/contact/statedirectors.html Do not mail your entry to JEA Headquarters. The contest coordinator must send the winning state entry to be received at JEA by March 30th. For more information, please visit our website.
Scholarships for Undergraduate Students All scholarships are open to enrolled students (freshmen excluded) who are pursuing careers in radio and television news. Winners also receive an expense-paid trip to the RTDNA/SPJ National Conference. Candidates must be a full-time college student whose career objective is electronic journalism and have at least one full year of college remaining. To receive an award, winners must be officially enrolled in college and be in good standing. Scholarships are paid in semi-annual installments for one year of study. Click on the individual scholarships below to find out more information on each. The Ed Bradley Scholarship Ed Bradley, 60 Minutes correspondent at CBS News, was once a teacher and made a switch to journalism. Bradley spoke of introducing deserving minority students to the communications career field and endowed this $10,000 annual award under the banner of RTDNF. The Carole Simpson Scholarship Carole Simpson, ABC news senior correspondent, created this annual $2,000 award to encourage and help minority students overcome hurdles along their career path. Besides honoring those with talent, Carole is strict about her applicants meeting requirements in tenacity, determination and ambition to excel. The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship In memory of the late news anchor, Pete Wilson, ABC7, KGO-TV established The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship. The endowment will provide an annual $2,000 scholarship to students from the San Francisco Bay area pursuing a journalism undergraduate or graduate degree. Presidents Scholarships Two $1,000 awards given in honor of former RTDNA Presidents Theodore Koop, Bruce Dennis, James McCulla, John Salisbury, Bruce Palmer, Dick Cheverton, Jim Byron, Ben Chatfield and John Hogan. Only currently enrolled college sophomores, juniors and seniors in good standing are eligible to apply. The Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship Lou Prato was RTDNA treasurer from 1981 to 2001 and served as secretary of RTDNF's Board of Trustees until 2006. Prato's friends and colleagues have endowed an RTDNF scholarship in honor of Lou and his wife, Carole. The scholarship will provide a $1,000 tuition grant to a deserving student who is planning a career as a sports reporter in television or radio. Applicants should have strong writing skills. The George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson Scholarship George Foreman, television commentator and former heavyweight champion, created this $6,000 annual scholarship to honor Lyndon B. Johnson. It was developed for a broadcast journalism student at the University of Texas-Austin. The Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship Mike Reynolds, who died in 1988 of a brain tumor at age 45, was assignment editor and then managing editor at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, IA. Trustees of the fund to honor his memory require applicants for this award to be enrolled in journalism school and have good writing ability, excellent grades, a dedication to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Applicants should list media-related jobs held and contributions made to funding their own education. Applicants must mail a copy of their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) to RTDNA as a part of the application. The recipient of the Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship will receive $1,000. APPLICANT CRITERIA: Must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining. Must be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher to receive a scholarship. Must apply for only one scholarship. May be enrolled in any major so long as your intent is a career in electronic journalism. May submit samples of web work in addition to materials requested below. (optional) REQUIRED ITEMS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: A completed application form, submitted ONLINE ONLY. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2012. One to three examples showing your journalistic skills, totaling 15 minutes or less, of audio or video, accompanied by scripts. Submitted ONLINE ONLY. A letter of reference from your dean or faculty sponsor explaining why you are a good candidate for an award. The letter must also certify that you have at least one or more years of school remaining. If you have questions, please contact Katie Switchenko- firstname.lastname@example.org
George Foreman is a boxing champion, Olympic gold medal winner and celebrated pitchman. As a young man, he was inspired by President Lyndon Johnson and by RTDNF founder Barney Oldfield. In his autobiography "By George," Foreman credits LBJ's Job Corps program for rescuing him "from the gutter." He also thanks Barney Oldfield "for a lifetime of friendship, devotion, counsel, and wisdom. The world would be a far better place if everyone were lucky enough to have a friend like you." The George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon Baines Johnson scholarship is a $6,000 award given to a journalism student from the University of Texas at Austin. The application for this year's scholarship is open until September 30th. Click here to learn more and to apply! Go TO: http://www.rtdna.org/pages/media_items/george-foreman-tribute-to-lyndon-b.-johnson-scholarship1913.php?id=1913 For Questions Contact: Katie Switchenko- email@example.com
ASSISTANT POSITION AT EXTRAS CASTING COMPANY PART-TIME, LEADING TO FULL-TIME Uncut Casting Services, an extras booking service, is seeking a part-time employee that will most likely eventually turn into full-time position. Pay is $10/hr with potential for incremental raises based on performance. We are located in Santa Monica. The most important criteria is a somewhat flexible availability and your ability to learn our booking process as well as general office duties. Candidate needs to be avail 2-3 days per week to start and those days will most likely change weekly. Candidate needs to be on-call and available to work when we need them (at least 2-3 days per week). We are NOT interested in a candidate who plans on calling in to cancel a days work due to an audition or any acting related work. We will do our best to work with you - but first and foremost, this work would need to take precedence. TO APPLY: email ALL the information requested below ASAP to: firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to include: 1. A brief cover letter as text in the body of the email (no attachments) 2. A resume as text in the body of the email (no attachments) 3. Be sure to mention an related experience you have, why you think you would be good for this job, as well as your current availability and how soon you can start. 4. Indicate if you have any experience working as an extra, or at any extras casting agencies or booking services (mention which ones). 5. Mention if you own a laptop which you can bring to the office 6. Mention if you live on the west side, or which area of Los Angeles you live in 7. Indicate your computer skills, phone skills, or sales skills (in case we need to sign up walkins!)
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Nestlé Very Best in Youth Program Accepting Applications for 2013 Community Service Awards The biennial Nestlé Very Best in Youth program was created to spotlight the best in youth leadership by identifying and honoring teenagers in the United States whose community service efforts are making a profound difference in the lives of others. Nestlé seeks to help young people who want to make a difference realize their dreams by donating $1,000 in the name of each winner to the charity of his or her choice. Nestlé also awards the winner a trip to Los Angeles, California, for the Very Best in Youth awards ceremony. The trip includes round trip air travel and hotel accommodations for three nights for the winner and a parent or guardian as well as spending money. In 2011, the program made awards to twenty-three young people. Contestants must be between 14 and 18 years of age and be legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Contestants must demonstrate good citizenship, a strong academic record, and be able to demonstrate how they have made a special contribution to their school, church, or community. Visit the Nestlé USA Web site for complete program information, an FAQ, and application requirements. Contact: Link to Complete RFP
GRAPHIC DESIGNER WANTED PART-TIME PAID INTERNSHIP ($10-$15 PER HOUR) AT DESIGN/PHOTOGRAPHY AGENCY The Mendoza Agency is cur! rently hiring a Graphic Designer / Intern to help marke! t our services on social media platforms and to service our current clients. We are a boutique Design and Photography agency and want someone who is EAGER to learn and be part of a creative team. You will be primarily responsible for creating graphics used to execute marketing and promotions for The Mendoza Agency and our clients. The Graphic Design / Intern role is intended to help our company scale its existing and new services. You will be an active contributor and will be given responsibilities ranging from Photography to Graphic and Web Design. Duties and Responsibilities: * Create marketing and advertising visuals for a wide range of clients * Assist in Photography shoots * Retouch and execute image corrections in Photoshop * Execute content updates to client websites * Create compelling email marketing campaigns Skills and Qualifications: * Deg! ree or currently enrolled in Graphic Design/Visual Design/Photography/ or Web Design * High School Diploma required * Must be proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator * Be familiar with Dreamweaver, In-Design, and LightRoom * Be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative * Must by willing to follow guidance and work hard * Must have good communication and interpersonal skills * Must have a POSITIVE attitude and EAGER to learn Additional Details: * Rate: $10-$15 per hour, negotiable depending upon experience * Location: West Hollywood * Hours: Part-Time Desired (possible growth into Full-Time) * Availability: Must be available at least 20 hrs/wk This is a contract job. Principals only. Please, no phone calls about this job! TO SUBMIT: email ALL the information requested below, ASAP to: LM@TheMendozaAgency.com Be sure your submission includes: 1. A Cover Letter (let us know what you love to do in design, and what kind of projects really get your creative juices flowing!) 2. Resume 3. Your Portfolio (in PDF format, or a LINK to online samples of your work)