Richard Eaton Award

Application Information





Application Deadline

October 15

Awarded By:

Broadcast Education Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student during the upcoming academic year.
  2. This award is for U.S. students.
  3. Must plan to pursue a career in broadcasting.
  4. Must major in a field related to broadcasting and media.
  5. Must enroll full time.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Richard Eaton Scholarship Award is available for juniors, seniors and graduate level students majoring in broadcast communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better.

Application requirements for the Richard Eaton Award are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: This scholarship is funded by the Richard Eaton Foundation to recognize and award an outstanding student who plans to pursue a career in broadcasting. The applicant should be able to show substantial evidence of superior academic performance and the potential to be an outstanding electronic media professional. There should be compelling evidence that the applicant possesses high integrity and a well-articulated sense of personal & professional responsibility.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, October 15, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, October 15, 2020

Applications are available online on the Broadcast Education Foundation (BEA) website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following: a resume; an official college transcript; and two letters of recommendation written by people other than relatives who can accurately evaluate his/her qualifications, scholastic strengths, and personal strengths. The student must submit one original and four photocopies of the scholarship application, essay, and resume. The transcript and letters of recommendation may be sent with the application packet as long as they remain sealed. If they are mailed separately, the student should make sure that they are sent in time to be received by the deadline date. Applications will not be accepted electronically. All materials must be submitted by the close of business on the deadline date. Incomplete and/or faxed applications will be disqualified.
About Broadcast Education Association:
Contact Information: Dr. Peter B. Orlik, Scholarship Chair, BEA
Address: 344 Moore Hall Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48895

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