These contests encourage students to seriously engage with Rand’s ideas through reflection on her profound and influential novels. Students who participate will need to read the book they have selected carefully, grapple with its complex themes, and push the boundaries of their writing ability. Winner can earn up to $10,000.
TELACU SCHOLARSHIP- COLLEGE SUCCESS PROGRAM (Deadline February)
Be a first-generation college student
Be from a low-income household
Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
Be enrolled full-time for the entire academic year
Attend mandatory Sessions throughout the academic year, some will be held on Saturday mornings
California Applicants: Be a permanent resident of an underserved community within the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, or San Bernardino, such as East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Huntington Park, City of Los Angeles, Montebello, Ontario, Pico Rivera, Pomona, South Gate, Santa Ana, and San Bernardino
The TOPPING SCHOLARSHIP is provided by the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund (NTSAF) at the University of Southern California (USC). (Deadline March 1st)
If you answer “yes” to all three questions, we encourage you to proceed with the Topping Scholarship Application Instructions below:
1. Are you applying for USC admission for Fall as a full-time, on-campus freshman, transfer or graduate student, or are you a new Spring/Summer admit? 2. Do you have high financial need (expected family contribution less than $20,000) and will submit a FAFSA or Dream Act application? 3. Do you demonstrate a strong community awareness and contribute to the betterment of a community through volunteer efforts or other service?
Eligibility Requirements: • Be a resident of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia. • Be a graduate student or be a college senior who will be enrolling in graduate school during the 2023-24 academic year. • Provide proof of enrollment to a graduate program in medical school, nursing, and/or pharmacy. • Have one or more years of school remaining.
Scholarships are open to college students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism. Fellowships are open to professional broadcast or digital journalists with fewer than 10 years of experience. Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors in good standing. Scholarship and fellowship winners are also asked to attend the RTDNA conference free of charge and with travel support.