Oct 13, 2009
"RTNDF is very excited about the addition of this new scholarship," said foundation president
The 660 News Diversity Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in any year of aqualified Broadcast Journalism program, who submits a story, feature or series, whichbest explores the issue of diversity. Entries will be judged on editorial excellence,quality of production, quality of interviews, and relevance to a multicultural society.Stories or features that would be considered applicable for submission can include butis not limited to issues of concern to women, persons living with disabilities, Canada'saboriginal community, and persons of a visible minority.
With the addition of the 660 News Diversity Scholarship, RTNDF now provides seven scholarships annually to outstanding broadcast journalism students.
Information on the RTNDF scholarship program can be found on RTNDA Canada's website, www.rtndacanada.com.
For further information: Ken Kingston, RTNDF President, (902) 863-4580