APTN Scholarship deadline July 15

aptn Scholarship Posting June 2016 (2)

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Scholarship Program
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network is committed to the development of Aboriginal media professionals across Canada. Our Scholarship Program is intended to provide support to First Nation, Inuit, and Metis students in a course of studies leading to full time employment in a television or film-making career.
Eligibility Criteria:
 You are a First Nation, Inuit, or Metis permanent resident of Canada
 You are enrolled or accepted in a minimum 2 year, full time program with an accredited Canadian educational institute
 You will maintain a minimum overall average of 65% or above while receiving the scholarship and provide a transcript of grades
 Applicants cannot be employed by APTN, be a Board member, or the family of an APTN employee or Board member
 You are actively involved in the Aboriginal community
Scholarship Guidelines:
One scholarship valued at $2,000 will be awarded. This award may be applied to academic and/or living costs.
Upon successfully meeting the eligibility criteria and completing the application, finalists will be required to participate in an interview as part of the final selection process.
Priority Areas of Study:
 Journalism
 Film Production
 Television Production
 Broadcast Engineering
 Broadcast Technology
To Apply:
Interested students must submit application online and include the following items:
 A copy of your most recent resume
 A copy of your most recent transcripts
 Proof you are enrolled or accepted in a minimum 2 year, full time program with an accredited Canadian educational institute
 Two letters of recommendation from previous instructors or employers. Reference letters should include the name, address and phone number of the person providing the reference (references cannot be members of applicants immediate family i.e.parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, or grandparents)
 A brief one page essay outlining your career goals, why you want to work in the industry of the areas of study listed above, how this scholarship will help you achieve your career goals, how you feel you can affect your community through your area of study, how you are actively involved in your community and any other information you feel is relevant to this application
Link to apply online: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=aptn
Please complete application online by 3 pm CST on Friday, July 15th, 2016