The 5th Anniversary AWM-DFW Student Media Tour is coming on Friday March 22, 2012 from 8:30am-5:30pm
The Alliance for Women in Media Dallas Ft. Worth is committed to a mission that promotes education to all of its members. To that end, our affiliate is dedicated to fostering and supporting the students from North Texas that have an interest in media careers in the DFW area. Through our local programs and participation in the AWM National opportunities, students are able to benefit from professional development, internships, scholarships and career opportunities. Here are just some of the programs that we support on behalf of the students.
- AWM DFW Irene Runnels Scholarship Fund
- AWM Dallas Student Media Tour
- University of Texas At Arlington Student Chapter:
AWM Nationally supports students and we encourage North Texas students to participate in these excellent opportunities:
*Alliance for Women in Media Foundation & Ford Motor Company Fund
$5,000 Student Media Scholarship Competition: Click here to see the scholarship application
AWM invites students to submit a creative and thought-provoking concept paper and script for a three-to-five minute video celebrating the many inspiring women from the Empowering America collateral
*Gracie Award Student Submissions:
Each year AWM Foundation Nationally celebrates the best in programming through the Gracie Awards. Featuring over 50 categories, students may submit programming to be considered for this prestigious award. The Call for Submissions is in December each year. The award ceremony or Gracies Gala and Luncheonis traditionally held in June in LA.
Two more scholarship opportunities to consider...
Alliance for Women in Media & Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability $5,000 Student Media Scholarship Competition: Deadline extended through February 10, 2012
In 2009 and 2010, the Alliance for Women in Media partnered with The Loreen Arbus Foundation to focus on the needs, achievements, contributions and stories of citizens with disabilities. The Alliance for Women in Media is pleased to announce the 2011-2012 competition’s theme of You Make The Difference. AWM invites students to submit a creative and thought-provoking script for a 60-second video based on this theme.
Alliance for Women in Media Foundation & Ford Motor Company Fund $5,000 Student Media Scholarship Competition: Deadline: February 17, 2012
Steering Their Own Course: Celebrating the Women of Empowering America®
For almost a decade, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has been telling the stories of inspiring women from American history with its Empowering America® program. In 2008, AWMF expanded the Empowering America® program to share the stories of these women with middle schools across the country. AWM invites students to submit a creative and thought-provoking script for a three minute video celebrating the many inspiring women from the Empowering America collateral. Last year’s winning video can be viewed here.
For more information on these programs please contact Vivian Unger, AWM DFW Students in Broadcast Chair firstname.lastname@example.org