The Global Television Network is accepting entries for its 2005-2006 Scholarship-Internship Award for a Canadian with a Physical Disability. This annual Scholarship-Internship Award is offered to a Canadian with a “mobility impairment” (sic), and provides educational assistance as well as an opportunity to work in private television, in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award, valued at $15,000, covers all tuition fees and textbooks for one full scholastic year of a radio and television arts program or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college beginning in Fall 2005. The Award also includes a three- or four-month internship at any Global Television station in Canada for Summer 2005 (includes moving expenses). The Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ annual convention in November 2005, where the award will be presented. Eligibility criteria:
- Canadian student with a physical disability
- Secondary school graduate or a mature student with a GPA suitable for admission to a RTA or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college
- Strong English language communication skills
The deadline for submissions of entries is June 3, 2005.
For further information, please call 1-800-387-8001.