The following scholarships are available to our students:
Dr. Robert L. Snyder Scholarship
Was established in March 2008 by family, friends, colleagues and former students to honor his significant contributions to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and to the fields of radio, television and film. Dr. Robert L. “Doc” Snyder established Radio-TV-Film at UW Oshkosh and ultimately produced a nationally respected program that has graduated hundreds of students currently working in radio, television and film careers.
Award Amount (1) $500 award – payable towards following fall semester tuition. Deadline is usually in February.
Dr. Harris N. Liechti Scholarship
Dr. Harris N. Liechti earned a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He was a writer/producer/director for Armed Forces Radio and Television in Hollywood and for the U.S. Office of Education in Washington, D.C. In 1968, he joined the UW Oshkosh Radio-TV-Film faculty, teaching television production, film history, educational telecommunications and telecommunications of the future. He also wrote, produced, and directed educational programming, and was central in establishing the International Film Series — the University student organization that continues to be active in the 21st century. One year after his retirement in 1990, he established this scholarship, and upon his death in 2002, he left bequest to allow the scholarship to continue to be given.
Award Amount: (1) $500 award – payable towards following Fall semester tuition. Deadline is usually in May.
Journal Foundation Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Scholarship
This scholarship is offered through the UWO Financial Aid office. The criteria is you need to be a radio, TV or other news communication major and in financial need. There is preference to students with a current relationship with the Journal Media Group or the Milwaukee broadcast operations.
Award Amount: (3) $1,000 awards - deadline is late October.
BEA National Scholarships
The Broadcast Education Association administers 14 scholarships annually. These scholarship are available to our students and more information can be found on the BEA website.
WBA Foundation Scholarships
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation offers four scholarships - two $2,000 awards and two $1,000 awards to assist students enrolled in broadcasting-related educational programs at 4-year public or private colleges and universities. For more information please refer to the WBA Website.
The Jack Shelley Scholarship
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association presents the Jack Shelley Scholarship to recognize outstanding promise in the field of broadcasting. The MBJA awards one $1,250 scholarship each year to be used for broadcast education.
Deadline is usually the last week of February. The application info is posted on the MBJA website.
Radio Television Digital News Association
The RTDNA has several scholarships available ranging from $1,000-$10,000. You can find more information on the RTDNA website.
Deadline is usually May.