SABAR Journalism Scholarship deadline May 16

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Completed SABAR Scholarship application forms and accompanying information must be received no later than Midnight EST, May 16, 2014!


SABAR is pleased to offer our annual Scholarship to an Aboriginal student in Journalism or Radio/Television Arts. SABAR is particularly proud to play an important part in supporting the development of a future community leader who may have the potential to help us meet our primary goal of increasing Aboriginal reflection in Canadian broadcasting.


First Nations, Inuit or Métis permanent Canadian resident;
Desire to follow a path to a career in the broadcast industry;
Enrollment in Canadian post secondary Journalism or Radio and Television Arts Program or Equivalent Certified Training Program; and
Interest in acting as an ambassador for the broadcasting industry and serving as a role model for other Aboriginal people to encourage them to pursue careers in broadcasting.

One scholarship valued at $5,000.00 will be awarded. This award may be applied to academic and/or living costs.

NOTE: Previous SABAR Scholarship recipients are eligible for continued scholarship awards each year they continue in their approved programs in the amount of $2,500.00 annually to a maximum total scholarship value of $10,000.00.
Continued scholarship application is due by July 20, 2014.


Your application will be reviewed by a cross-Canada panel that includes representation from SABAR members. Please note, finalists will be required to participate in an interview (by phone or in person) as part of the selection process. Decisions of the judging panel are final.


If applicant does not meet the eligibility criteria, the application will be removed from contention.
Completed application form and accompanying information must be received no later than Midnight EST, May 16, 2014.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.