LIN Television Corporation

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LIN Television Corporation

300 Wavy St.
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Ph: (757)673-5314
Fax: (757)673-5300
E-mail: [email protected]

LIN Television Corporation Minority Scholarships and Training Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To help educate and train outstanding minority candidates who seek to enter the television broadcast field. Focus: Broadcasting; Journalism. Qualif.: Applicants must be citizens of the United States and of non-white origin; must be sophomores or have completed sufficient semester hours or similar educational units to be within two years of receiving an undergraduate bachelor's degree; must have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA and with declared major in journalism, broadcast journalism, business or marketing at an accredited university or college. Criteria: Applicants are evaluated based on academic performance and personal attributes.

Funds Avail.: $20,000. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form; list of organizations and activities in which they have held leadership position where nature of involvement must be briefly described; three references, up to two faculty members (university or secondary) and one or two other references that will recommend their work; list of personal achievements and honors; description of career goals in 50 words or less; and, short essay about themselves (up to 500 words, double-spaced). Deadline: March 15.