NATAS SE Regional Scholarships

2017 NATAS SE  SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

VIEW THE 2017 NATAS SE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

PURPOSE:

NATAS Southeast has established a scholarship program as an investment in the future of the digital media industry in the Southeast:

  • To encourage a higher standard of professionalism and excellence
  • To foster a stronger relationship between the digital media/television industry and education
  • To support promising future digital media professionals
SCHOLARSHIPS AND ELIGIBILITY

Television Broadcasting Scholarship (up to $1,000) is awarded to 2 students.

  • Must have completed high school and have enrolled in a college or university that has a film and/or television production program of study.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a planned course of study in a college or university that supports the intention to pursue a career in the television industry.
  • Must be enrolled in a high school within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television markets within the NATAS Southeast chapter jurisdiction OR have your primary residence (home address) within the ADI of the television markets within the NATAS Southeast chapter jurisdiction OR be a relative of a member in good standing of the Southeast Chapter of the Television Academy. The television markets that the Southeast Chapter covers are: Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Asheville, N.C.

Production Scholarship (up to $750) is awarded to 2 students.

  • Must either be currently enrolled or have completed two levels of high school study in film or television production or have completed high school, and have enrolled in credit or non-credit courses of study in film or television at a college, university, or film production academy.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a planned course of study in a college, university, or film production academy that supports the intention to pursue a career in the film or television industry.
  • Must be enrolled in a high school within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television markets within the NATAS Southeast chapter jurisdiction OR have your primary residence (home address) within the ADI of the television markets within the NATAS Southeast chapter jurisdiction OR be a relative of a member in good standing of the Southeast Chapter of the Television Academy. The television markets that the Southeast Chapter covers are: Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Asheville, N.C.
SELECTION CRITERIA

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of professional potential and commitment. Applications are reviewed by a prestigious group of television professionals. They are scored based on their essay responses, demo reels, and their demonstrated commitment to the television industry (via internships, school projects, etc.). Finalists are personally interviewed. The chapter advertises its scholarships on-line and through social media.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Complete the application form by MAY 1, 2017  An independent panel of judges will choose the recipient for each scholarship. The scholarships will be awarded at the annual Southeast Regional EMMY® Awards on June 10th. Recipients will be notified by May 15, 2017.