RTDNF Scholarships and Fellowships

Radio Television Digital News Foundation

Scholarships are open to undergraduate students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.  Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors in good standing when scholarships are awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.



Friday, January 18, 2019
Application Instructions: 

Complete the online application form, including:

  • Contact information
  • Experience
  • URL links to 3-5 work samples
    • Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces.
    • Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc.

Upload the supplemental materials:

  • Cover letter
    • Discuss your current and past journalism experience
    • Describe how you intend to use the funds
    • Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism
    • Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee


Letter of recommendation

  • From a professor, advisor, or supervisor
  • Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee