Broadcasting Scholarship Application

By endorsing higher education for potential broadcasters, WLJC has established a scholarship fund aimed at students pursuing a broadcasting career. The purpose of the scholarship fund is to support potential future broadcasters. WLJC will make available up to $1000.00 annually in a scholarship award to a student enrolled and attending classes, full time, in a fully accredited broadcast curriculum at a Kentucky college.

In order to qualify for the WLJC Broadcasting Scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

Have a Kentucky home address
Be accepted and enrolled full time in a fully accredited broadcast curriculum at a Kentucky college or
accredited vocational-technical school
Declare a college major or minor in broadcasting/telecommunications or related field
Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
Be classified as an entering freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior student
Complete an application form
Submit a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or college professor
Submit an official transcript of your college or high school work
Submit biographical information and a 500 word essay
Mail required documents to:
Attention: Scholarship Committee
WLJC-TV
P.O. Box Y
Beattyville, Ky. 41311

The deadline for submitting an application is May 19.

Personal Information

Statement of accuracy: I hereby affirm that all the above stated information provided by me on this application is true, correct and without forgery. I also consent that my picture may be taken and used for any purpose deemed necessary to promote the WLJC Broadcasting Scholarship Program. I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship winner, I must provide evidence of enrollment/registration at the post-secondary institution of my choice before scholarship funds can be awarded.

Mail in documents: The following items must be mailed to WLJC, Scholarship committee, P.O. Box Y, Beattyville, Ky. 41311 * One letter of recommendation *Most recent official transcript of college or high school *500 word essay on why you are choosing a career in broadcasting