Carole Simpson is a former RTDNF trustee and the 1996 recipient of the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award in recognition of her work to protect First Amendment Freedoms. She established the Carole Simpson Scholarship to encourage and help minority students to overcome hurdles along their career path in electronic journalism. The recipient of the Carole Simpson Scholarship will receive $2,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,000
Number of Awards
1
Application Deadline
January 31
Available to Class Level
Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Journalism, Photojournalism/Photography, TV/Radio Broadcasting
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Awards and Programs Manager
Radio Television Digital News Association
Address
529 14th Street, NW Suite 1240
City, State, Zip
Washington, DC , 20045
Telephone
(202) 662-7254
E-mail
katem@rtdna.org
Website
Website

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