Are you a Connecticut resident looking to pursue a career in the world of broadcasting? The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) is accepting applications for its 2010 scholarship award. The $1,000 scholarship is available to college students pursuing studies in the field of broadcast journalism.
In order to be considered an eligible scholarship candidate, an applicant must a Connecticut resident who is currently attending – or planning to attend – a university, college, two-year community college, or technical school with a concentration in broadcasting. The scholarship will be awarded based on the candidate’s grades, volunteer service, extracurricular activities, adult recommendations, and a 300-word essay explaining how the candidate’s planned studies will aid his or her pursuit of a broadcasting career.
Application information is available online at www.cpbn.org, keyword: scholarship. In order to be considered, the completed application must be submitted by Wednesday, June 30. Log on and apply today!
About Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network
The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) includes CPTV and WNPR. CPTV, a media service of CPBN, is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. CBPN also includes WNPR, an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 200,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show and Where We Live. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit www.cpbn.org.