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2020 Broadcast Scholarship Program
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The LAB will make available up to $8,000 annually. Two students enrolled and attending class full-time in a broadcast curriculum at a Louisiana four year college will receive equivalent to $2,000 per semester, totaling $4,000 for the academic year.

Eligible students can be in any broadcasting, mass communication, broadcast engineering or journalism major and/or work for a radio or TV station to apply. Student's intentions are to pursue their career in the broadcasting industry whether on or off screen, including video editing, graphic developer or camera crew.

**To be eligible to apply, students must be a freshman, sophomore or junior. Seniors may apply, but check will be made payable to school or, if graduating, towards student loan. (Not payable to individual)

Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and will need to submit three letters of recommendation from a college professor, broadcaster and/or other business person.

Scholarship recipients will be announced at the 2021 LAB Prestige Awards luncheon.

2020 LAB Scholarship Winners

 Lily Cummings, Loyola University  Raychelle Riley, Southeastern LA University


Applications for submission open November 1st, 2020.

  • Why did you select broadcasting as your career choice?
  • What is your eventual career goal?
  • What specific area of broadcasting most interests you and why?
  • In your future career in broadcasting, how do you plan on giving back to your community?
  • You’ve been asked to go back to your old high school and speak to the students who might be interested in broadcasting. How would you briefly educate them?
  • What do you think about broadcast advertising and its importance to a station?
  • How has the FCC’s role in broadcasting helped or hurt broadcasters?
  • What is the most significant current event you have experienced in your lifetime, and what role Did broadcasting play in that event?
  • Describe your most rewarding broadcast-related experience.

Contact Us

Louisiana Association of Broadcasters
660 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801 USA

Phone: +(225) 267-4522

Fax: +(225) 267-4329