AWM Scholarships

Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

Each year, The Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, Inc. will award three scholarships totaling $12,500Two $5000 scholarships are in the names of Irene Runnels, a distinguished and respected Dallas broadcaster and Paula McStay, a former Fort Worth advertising executive. One $2000 Essay scholarship is in the name of Judy Miller, who was an outstanding and treasured advertising executive that served in the DFW Metroplex. These scholarships are available in early 2019.  Scholarships are directly paid to the University Financial Aid Office and must be applied toward undergraduate or graduate tuition only.

Irene Runnels – Paula McStay Scholarships

The Irene Runnels-Paula McStay $5,000 college scholarships are awarded to two students attending a Texas public or private university that offers radio, television, film, public relations, advertising/communications or broadcasting as the major emphasis of study. Applicants are considered based on educational and career goals in their major field of study, activities and honors, service to community and references. Click here for application

Student Media Tour-Judy Miller Scholarship

The Student Media Tour- Judy Miller Scholarship awards one student who registers and participates in the 2019 Student Media Tour and provides a brief essay.  The essay will be a recap of why you participated in the Student Media Tour and how the scholarship will benefit you. The essay should be single spaced between 250-500 words in Times New Roman with 1in margins. Announcement of the $2000 scholarship is after the Student Media Tour in March 2019. Please submit all essays to Jodie Warner at Jodie.Warner@nbcuni.com

These scholarships will be acknowledged at the Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Award of Excellence Gala on April 18, 2019.

Media Con $500 Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is open to any student that attends and participates at our annual Media Con event. Simply share a photo or video of your experience and list your favorite thing about MediaCon in the caption along with  #AWMMediaCon and #AWMDFW. The student with the most "likes" by the end of the day wins!  Cut off time will be 11:59pm CST on the date of Media Con. Your post must include all necessary components in order to win. All posts are tracked using the #AWMMediaCon hashtag.  The winner will be posted by AWM DFW & the scholarship will be sent directly to the winner’s school.

 

Scholarship Program
In 1960, the Alliance for Women in Media became the first professional broadcasting organization to establish an educational foundation. Our mission is to utilize the media to create positive change. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation supports educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public, the media and allied fields.

The Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, Inc. awards two scholarships totaling $10,000 in the names of Irene Runnels, a distinguished and respected Dallas broadcaster and Paula McStay, a former Fort Worth advertising executive.  These scholarships will be administered through the University Financial Aid Office and must be applied toward undergraduate or graduate tuition only.

The Irene Runnels-Paula McStay scholarship is awarded to (2) college students attending a Texas public or private university that offers radio, television, film, public relations, advertising/communications or broadcasting as the major emphasis of study.

Applicants are considered on the basis of educational and career goals in their major field of study, activities and honors, service to community and references.  The scholarships are acknowledged at the Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Award of Excellence Gala each year.