The SCBA Educational Foundation, established in 1982, provides grants, scholarships and endowments for colleges, technical colleges and universities in the state that offer broadcast training. The Foundation established an endowment in 2004 with a one million dollar target and in 2008 reached that goal. Now the scholarship program will continue in perpetuity. Traditionally, the Foundation funds approximately $50,000 in scholarships and grants each year to state broadcast education programs.
REQUEST FOR GRANT
Each year, the SCBA
Educational Foundation accepts proposals for funding from colleges
and universities in our state which offer broadcast or communications
training. The Foundation accepts proposals for grants, endowments,
or scholarships. Please note, funding is not provided for capital
items, and scholarship requests receive the highest consideration.
Funds are distributed between January 1 and December 31 of the following
Proposals must be submitted
no later than August 31st. Please send 12 copies of your proposal
to: SCBA Educational Foundation, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 201, Columbia, SC 29204.
The SCBA Educational Foundation Board will meet in September to review
proposals, and those schools approved for funding will be notified
in writing no later than October 31st.
If you are interested in submitting
a request for funding, please submit a formal proposal that specifically
outlines your request. Listed below are a few guidelines to follow
when preparing your proposal. In most cases, two or three pages
are sufficient for your proposal but feel free to submit as many
pages as necessary.
I. Grant Request: Amount being requested
II. Purpose of Grant: How funds will be used
III. Rationale for Request: Why funds are needed
IV. Administration of Grant: How will available funds be publicized
to students and how will they be administered
V. Program Information: Specific information on your broadcast or
communications program including what careers it prepares students
for, degrees offered, etc. Please provide statistics on the number of students hired in broadcast inside and outside the state upon graduation.
VI. Contact Information: Who is submitting the proposal
VII. Collateral Materials: Additional materials that you feel necessary
to support any of the above
South Carolina Broadcaster’s Educational Foundation Awards
$50,000 in Scholarships to SC Schools
COLUMBIA, SC -- The South Carolina Broadcasters Association’s (SCBA) Educational Foundation announced that it has awarded $50,000 in scholarships to nine schools in South Carolina.
The SCBA Educational Foundation, established in 1982, provides grants, scholarships and endowments for South Carolina colleges, technical colleges and universities that offer a curriculum in broadcast training. The Foundation established an endowment in 2004 with a one million dollar target and in 2008 reached that goal. The scholarship program will continue in perpetuity.
The schools receiving scholarships for 2018 are: Bob Jones University, Claflin University, Clemson University, Furman University, North Greenville University, Tri-County Technical College, Trident Technical College, University of South Carolina and Winthrop University.
Each year the SCBA Educational Foundation accepts proposals for funding from colleges and universities in South Carolina which offer broadcast or communications training. Funding is not provided for capital items or internships. Funds are distributed in May and August of the following year.
“We are proud to support the good work of these South Carolina schools through these annual scholarships” said SCBA Educational Foundation President Steve Sinicropi. “We believe that by investing in their education today, we will have qualified broadcasters to hire tomorrow.”
For more information, please contact SCBA at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (803) 732-1186.