The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences anticipates awarding one to three $2,500 scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year for high school seniors heading to college in Fall 2021.
Deadline: Friday, March 19, 2021 – These scholarships have been established by the Board to assist and encourage talented high school seniors preparing to attend post-secondary institutions and who are committed to careers in the television industry.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
- Have attained 2020/2021 senior level status in high school.
- Be able to demonstrate a planned course of study in a college or university that supports the intention to pursue a career in the television industry.
- Be enrolled in a high school within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR have your primary residence (home address) within the ADI of the television markets within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR be a relative of a member in good standing of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Television Academy. The television markets that the Chicago/Midwest Chapter covers are: Chicago, IL; Peoria-Bloomington, IL; Rockford, IL; Green Bay-Appleton, WI; Madison, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Wausau-Rhinelander, WI; and South Bend-Elkhart, IN.
The chapter also awards scholarships for current college students.