The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS)

Posted: March 9, 2010 by ljhadvisor in Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline for Television Students – April 14, 2010

The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) is offering four scholarships of $4,000 each for the 2010-2011 academic year: the Ephraim Family scholarship, The Sharon A. Palermo Memorial scholarship, The Tom Skilling scholarship, and the NATAS Board of Governors scholarship.

The scholarships have been established by the Board of Governors to assist and encourage talented students committed to careers in the television industry—made in conjunction with some of Chicago’s television legends as principal donors.


Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of professional potential and commitment. Applicants are required to complete and return application materials by Wednesday, April 14, 2010 The scholarship application is the same for all four scholarships.

Download the application at 


Applicants must:

* Be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the ADI (area of dominant influence) of the television stations within the Chicago/Midwest chapter jurisdiction OR be a relative of a member in good standing of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Television Academy. The television markets that the Chicago/Midwest Chapter covers are: Chicago, IL; Peoria-Bloomington, IL; Rockford, IL; Green Bay-Appleton, WI; Madison, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Wausau-Rhinelander, WI; and South Bend-Elkhart, IN. Contact the Television Academy office to clarify any details in regard to the chapter’s ADI or scholarship eligibility requirements.

* Have attained senior level status, in a bachelor’s degree program, as of the Fall term of 2010 OR be enrolled in a graduate degree program in that term.

* Be able to demonstrate a course of study that supports the intention to pursue a career in the television industry.

?’s – Call 312-369-8600 or email

Tahanni Walls
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) – Chicago/Midwest Chapter
218 S. Wabash, Ste. 700
Chicago, IL 60604
312-369-8471 (fax)
Office Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays


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