2021 Ford Empowering America Scholarship Application

2021 Ford Empowering America Scholarship Application

$5,000 Scholarship
Information & Application
Deadline to Apply is June 11, 2021
  • The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and the Ford Motor Company Fund are teaming together to honor students pursuing media careers in front of the camera and/or microphone. AWMF and the Ford Motor Company Fund will select one student winner to receive $5,000, payable to the winning student’s educational institution for the 2021 educational fall semester.

    The selected winner will be given the opportunity to work with the Ford Motor Company Fund to conduct interviews as part of the Faces of Ford Fund program. Winning submissions will be featured on AWM’s website and social media networks.

    In addition to completing the form below, please submit 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 Instructions/Details:
    Videos will profile an inspiring female leader in the scholarship applicant’s community (community is defined as family, school, city or personal network), showcasing why and how this woman impacts those around her. This leader can be in the media industry, a small business owner, community volunteer or just someone who especially inspires the scholarship applicant. It can also be a woman from the Ford Motor Company/AWMF Empowering America booklet. 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 Company Fund will select one student winner to receive $5,000, payable to the winning student’s educational institution, two complimentary tickets to one of AWM’s upcoming events.

    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 talent in an area such as television, radio, or digital media are especially encouraged to apply.
    • The winning submission, pending editorial review, will be featured on AWMF media distribution channels; students have the right to use and retain the deliverable material in their own portfolios and for any purposes they see 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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