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VIDA Creative Arts Impact Scholarship

VIDA is proud to offer the $2,500 Creative Art Impact Scholarship for college students to go towards the tuition cost of the college they will attend.

The Creative Art Impact Scholarship is not limited to any particular major. All majors can apply. We encourage study and learning across all disciplines. If you are passionate about empowering others and believe that art can have a global impact, we want to hear from you!

Scholarship Eligibility

All applicants for the Creative Arts Impact Scholarship must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be entering or enrolled at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States
  • Open to college undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students
  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Open to students from all states
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Scholarship winner must provide enrollment and GPA verification
  • All application questions must be answered fully

How to Apply

Twice per year, the Creative Art Impact Scholarship program will award one (1) individual passionate about artistic creativity and positively impacting others with a $2,500 scholarship towards their educational expenses.

To apply, students must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the online scholarship application by the application deadline.

Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship

We are happy to announce The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship. The winner will receive $5,000 towards educational expenses.

This application and supporting material must be received by March 31st, 2020. Notification of the scholarship award decision will be made on May 31th, 2020.

ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS

A typed essay of 300-500 words about a time when you faced a significant ethical dilemma. What was the situation and what did you do? Additionally, include a brief description as to why you deserve to receive this scholarship and in what way it will further impact your education. Applicants are highly encouraged to speak from the heart. Please attach your essay as a separate document in PDF or DOC format.

BMI Founders Award for Radio Broadcasting

Established in 2015, the BMI Founders Award is an annual scholarship competition open to radio broadcasting students nationwide. The award commemorates the group of radio industry leaders who founded Broadcast Music, Inc. in 1939 with an unprecedented and enduring mission: to provide a competitive source for music licensing and an open-door policy to songwriters, composers, and publishers of all genres of music. A $5,000 scholarship is awarded for the best original essay response submitted to the competition and recognizes a student with the potential to become an innovator in the rapidly changing field of broadcast radio.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for the competition, all applicants must be:

  • Currently enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students who have been accepted for future enrollment are NOT eligible.
  • Broadcasting degree candidates with an academic focus in radio broadcasting. Applicable majors include, but are not limited to: Broadcast and Emerging Media, Broadcast Communications, Broadcast Journalism, Broadcasting, Broadcasting and Mass Communications, Electronic Media and Broadcasting, and Radio and Television Broadcast Technology.
  • Between the ages of 17 and 24, as of time of submission.
  • Potential first-time winners of the competition: former winners (other than Honorable Mention) of the BMI Founders Award for Radio Broadcasting are not eligible to enter the competition.