MBA launches 2016-2017 Student Broadcaster Scholarships

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association is once again giving its member stations an opportunity to solidify the future of broadcasting by participating in the 2016-2017 MBA Student Broadcaster Scholarship Program.

DSC07176Each year the MBA awards ten of the brightest college-bound students in Massachusetts with $2,000 scholarships towards their broadcasting-related degrees.  One lucky student will win the Al Sprague Memorial Scholarship for $3,000, given in memory of the late MBA President.

In order for a participating Massachusetts Nonexempt radio or television station to get credit for the program, they will be required to:

1)      Donate a prescribed amount of money to the MBA Student Broadcaster Scholarship Program.

2)      Help promote the Program via radio/television public service announcements, station web sites, in-house bulletin boards, etc.

3)      Disseminate and collect completed Scholarship Program Applications.

4)      Participate in the evaluation process.

Students wishing to apply for the scholarship and stations looking to participate can download an agreement and sample PSA copy here.