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 junior or senior. Checks 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 29, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Applications Closed January 29th 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.

2020 Carley Ann McCord Scholarship Winners

Jessica Speziale, Louisiana State University
Abbigail Alonzo, Louisiana State University

2020 LAB Scholarship Winners

Allison Kadlubar, Louisiana State University
Jillian Oddo, Loyola University
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