2021 Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship Application

2021 Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship Application

$5,000 Scholarship
Information & Application
Deadline to Apply is June 11, 2021
  • The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) and Ford Motor Company Fund are looking for a promising female undergraduate or graduate student to provide future journalistic content for AWM. The “Emerging Voices” Scholarship consists of one scholarship, and the selected winner will receive $5,000, made payable directly to the student’s educational institute in the name of Ford Motor Company Fund for the 2021 fall academic semester.

    The selected winner will be given the opportunity to be mentored by an Alliance for Women in Media Board member. Winning pieces will be published on the AWM website and pushed through AWM’s social networks.

    In addition to completing the form and assignment detailed below, please submit the following by email to info@allwomeninmedia.org:
    1- A letter of recommendation from a professor or journalism/media/communications professional and

    2- Proof of enrollment via a copy of your student id or transcript.

    Form to complete:
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Video/Audio Instructions/Details:

    Video or audio pieces will focus on the importance of women’s voices in media. Why are organizations like the Alliance for Women in Media, which has been around for 70 years, still important today? Pieces should also touch on the entrant’s chosen career path and what impact they believe they can have behind the camera/mic. All videos are subject to review before placing on the AWM website or any social network.

    Video Specs: Video submissions must be hosted on YouTube and the link provided on the scholarship application to qualify. Length of video must be approximately 3-5 minutes in widescreen/horizontal format only (16x9/720 p). Videos may be created using any device, including a phone with a camera feature, camcorder, DSLR or professional camera equipment.

    Scholarship Money and Recognition:

    Winning Student:
    AWMF and the Ford Motor Fund will select one student winner to receive $5,000, payable to the winning student’s educational institution for the 2021 fall educational semester. The winner will receive one complimentary ticket to an upcoming AWM event.

    Additional Information:
    • This scholarship opportunity is open to any female undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States. Those pursuing a media career as producers, writers, or directors in an area such as cable, television, radio, digital media, publishing, journalism, advertising, production, creative design, or others are especially encouraged to apply.
    • The finished product, pending editorial review, will be featured on AWMF media distribution channels; and the student will have the right to use and retain the deliverable material in her own portfolio and for any purposes she sees fit.

    Application with requested materials must be submitted by the close of business on June 11, 2021. For questions, please email info@allwomeninmedia.org or call 202.750.3664.

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