Posted: Feb 2, 2013 10:27 AM
Updated: Feb 2, 2013 10:27 AM
2012-2013 Texas AP Broadcasters Student/Scholarship Competition
-- Entries must be postmarked by Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 --
Students at colleges and universities in Texas that receive Associated Press services, or who are interning at or working at AP member stations, are eligible to apply for scholarships through the Texas AP Broadcasters.
TAPB commits at least $1,000 each year to be given to students with a goal of entering any area of broadcast journalism after graduation.
A. The applicant currently must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university in Texas that receives AP services, or the student must be an intern at a Texas station that receives AP services.
A qualified high school senior, with a letter of commitment to attend a college or university, will also be eligible.
Scholarship must be spent within one year of the formal announcement of the award at the annual TAPB banquet. The TAPB board will consider extenuating circumstances on a case-by-case basis.
B. The applicant must be majoring in radio-television news, or a related curriculum, with a goal of entering broadcast journalism after graduation.
C. The application must include a letter of recommendation from a mass communications instructor, journalism department director or faculty member in a field related to broadcast journalism.
You must also include a letter with your resume, especially noting your broadcast experience and any awards.
Include your mailing address, your home (or cell) & work telephone numbers, plus your email address.
D. The student should give three examples of his/her work as a broadcaster. You may include scripts, tapes, DVD's, CD's or other related information.
Students entries on DVD must use the DVD-minus-R or DVD-plus-R format.
Mark each item with your name, your station call letters, location & school.
TAPB retains the right to keep all entries.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE A WRITTEN STATEMENT ON HOW, WHERE AND WHEN THE MONEY, IF AWARDED, WOULD BE USED TO PAY EDUCATION COSTS.
Your application may make you subject to a telephone interview on the afternoon of Saturday, March 2, 2013, when the Texas AP Broadcasters board of directors meets to select scholarship winners and amounts to be awarded. Please make sure to include the phone number where you can be contacted that particular afternoon.
Send entries to:
Joe Terrell, TAPB Chairman
105 West Ferguson
Tyler, Texas 75702
-- Questions? Call Joe at: 903-510-7761. e-mail him: jterrell(at)kltv.com
Scholarship winners will be notified prior to the TAPB awards banquet on Saturday night, April 13, 2013, at the Headliners Club in Austin. Scholarship winners who are available that evening can attend the banquet at no charge.
Entries must be postmarked by Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
The AP, Dallas