The Houston Chapter of Media Alliance of Houston will award scholarships to college juniors or seniors who have at least one full-time semester left of college. The scholarships will be awarded to 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 and/or students from the Greater Houston Area who are studying the aforementioned fields. Candidates must have completed 75 hours of coursework and have a cumulative 3.25 GPA or a 3.0 in declared-major courses.
Applicants will be considered on the basis of educational and career goals in their major field of study, activities and honors, service to community and references. In addition to the application, please submit the following items: a resume; an official transcript; two letters of recommendation from a faculty member; and a personal statement (comprising either (1) a 250-word essay explaining what you think the media industry will look like in 10 years or (2) a 30-second home video application explaining why you chose a media-related field as your major).