Broadcast Scholarship Program

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.

Applications close Friday, January 29th at 5 p.m.

Applications Now Open for the 2021 LAB Broadcast Scholarship

In addition to the Student Broadcast Scholarship, the LAB and WDSU has established a scholarship in honor of Carley Ann McCord who believed in journalism and was a huge proponent in giving back to students. 

Two female students that are enrolled and attending class fulltime in a communications curriculum at a Louisiana College or university will receive a $5,000 scholarship towards their college education.

Click here to apply.

2020 LAB Scholarship Winners

Lilly Cummings, Loyola University
Raychelle Riley, Southeastern Louisiana University
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