Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships - Radio/Television/Film Department

There are a number of great scholarship opportunities for RTF majors.  Applications are accepted from October 1st to February 28th each year, so don't miss out! 

All applications can be applied for through Scholarship Universe or the RTF form linked HERE.


Ned Eckhardt Television Production Scholarship

This scholarship, in honor of Professor Ned Eckhardt, recognizes the academic achievements of a student who exhibits exceptional skills in video production, including documentaries, episodic television, music based work, journalistic works, narrative stories, and new media video.

Requirements for Application

  • Students must be RTF majors with a production specialization
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or above
  • Junior or senior status in the academic year for which application is being submitted
  • Please submit the following materials:
    • Current resume, highlighting academic and creative accomplishments
    • A short portfolio of applicant's video/film work. Work may have been produced in a class, for a club, or independently. Links to projects are preferred
    • 1-2 page statement of why video production and storytelling are important to the candidate

 

The Salva Family Scholarship

Rowan University alumnus Lawrence J. Salva, chief accounting officer and controller of Comcast Corporation and Rowan Radio/TV/Film alumni, has established a $4,200 scholarship per year for RTF students. While a student at the University, Salva was the business manager for WGLS-FM and is a member of the station’s Hall of Fame.

Requirements for Application

  • Junior RTF major active in RTF activities, such as WGLS, Cinema Workshop, or RTN.
  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Please submit the following materials:
    • Current resume, highlighting academic and creative accomplishments
    • 1-2 page cover letter

 

The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation was established in 1988 to support individuals, institutions and organizations committed to educational excellence in media.  

Requirements for Application

  • Students must be RTF majors with an overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Junior or senior status in the academic year for which application is being submitted
  • Please submit the following materials:
    • Current resume, highlighting academic and creative accomplishments
    • 1-2 page cover letter

 

External Scholarships

Broadcast Education Association (BEA) ($1,000 - $4,000) - https://www.beaweb.org/wp/?page_id=478