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.