Scholarship

Future Media Leader Scholarship

Application deadline: April 15, 2014

Are you a college student majoring in Communications, Broadcasting, Digital Media or Advertising? Do you dream of the opportunity to shadow an industry insider and grow professionally through her mentoring? Could you benefit from a scholarship designed to assist you financially with your education?

If you answered 'yes' to any of the above questions, you may be the Future Media Leader we're looking for! The application period for this year's scholarship is now open. Apply today (see 'How to Apply' below).



About the Scholarship

The Future Media Leader Scholarship was established in 2004 to honor the lifetime achievements and contributions of Audrey Tanzer, one of the Alliance for Women in Media's most celebrated, dedicated and respected executives. 
 
The Future Media Leader Scholarship recognizes the academic achievements and merits of a student majoring in communication at New York City Tri-State colleges and universities.

Jessica Norton

AWM-NYC VP, Loretta Vignier and 2013 Scholarship Winner Jessica Norton



Recipient Award

The recipient of the Future Media Leader Scholarship receives:

  • $2,000 scholarship
  • Participation in our signature Shadowing Program providing unprecedented exposure to all areas of the broadcast and digital industry
  • Mentoring from an industry leader



Applicant Eligibility Requirements

Applicants of the Future Media Leader Scholarship must be: 

    • A current college undergraduate with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average
    • Majoring in Communications, Broadcasting, Digital Media or Advertising (or related fields)
    • Attending a college or university in the New York Tri-State Area, (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut)



How to Apply

Ready to apply? Follow the three steps below to apply for this year's scholarship.

Step 1: Download the application form inPDF or Word

Step 2:
Fill out the application's short questionnaire

Step 3
: eMail your completed form along with the required supporting materials (please refer to the application form for a complete list of supporting materials) to scholarship@awmnyc.org

 Questions? For more information, email Loretta McLaughlin-Vignier.

 Transcripts can be mailed to Na’amah Bateman, c/o Focus 360, 42 W. 38th St. Suite 701, New York, NY 10018



Past Recipients
The Alliance for Women in the Media, NYC, is honored to have selected the women listed below as past recipients of the Future Media Leadership Scholarship:

2013 - Jessica Norton, Manhattan College
2012 - Angela Strignile, Montclair State University                                                                                                                                                            2011 – Crystal Overstreet, Hofstra University
2010 – Natasha Pascetta, Fordham University
2007 – Erica Emmich, Montclair State University
2006 – Kathleen  LaCorte, Rider University
2005 – LaToya Patrice Rogers, Mount Saint Vincent        
2004 – Lauren Summa, Hofstra University