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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 on March 10th, 2020 the LAB Prestige Awards luncheon at the L'Auberge Hotel & Casino in Baton Rouge, LA.

2019 LAB Scholarship Winners

 Chloe Warren, Louisiana College  Jamarcus Fitzpatrick, Louisiana College
   

 

Applications for submission open November 1st, 2019.

  • 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

Email lab@broadcasters.org