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Scholarship Opportunities from the MAB Foundation

A major part of the mission of the MAB Foundation is to encourage, support, and sponsor educational activities for students interested in broadcasting. The MAB Foundation is proud to award several scholarships to students that will help to support their education in broadcasting and media.

Multiple opportunities are available and students are encouraged to apply for one or all of the scholarships listed below. If you have questions, please contact the MAB Foundation, mabf@michmab.com

All applications are due via the online forms by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, January 13, 2023

MAB Foundation Scholarships

Three Scholarships Awarded
First place, $4,000 | Second place, $2,000 | Third place, $1,000

The MAB Foundation awards excellence in broadcast, media, and related fields through the General Scholarship Program funded by donations to the General Scholarships Income Fund.

The MAB Foundation encourages those studying coursework in broadcast related fields (such as engineering, sales, business, graphic design, marketing, and others) to consider a career within the broadcast and media industry in Michigan.

Applicants must have at least one semester of school remaining at their respective institution (no graduating seniors). They must be studying broadcast, media, or related fields such as engineering, sales, business, graphic design, marketing, and others at a Michigan college, university, or trade school.

Application Includes

  1. Letter of recommendation from instructor
  2. Other recommendations from internships, work, or other
  3. Resume
  4. Student ID number
  5. At least two examples of school project or professional work
  6. Up to 500 word essay outlining career goals

Recipients will be selected and notified in February 2023.

MAB Foundation High School Scholarships

Two $750 Scholarships Awarded

Students who have been accepted at a Michigan college, university, or trade school and plan to pursue a career in a broadcast-related field may enter.

Applicants for the MABF High School Broadcast Scholarship must be:

  1. A Michigan high school senior with an accumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  2. A Michigan resident
  3. Accepted for enrollment in a two or four year Michigan college, university, or trade school
  4. Planning to enroll in an undergraduate course of study in a broadcast-related field
  5. Currently participating in or contributing to the broadcast industry
  6. Exhibiting professional promise within the broadcast industry

Application Includes:

  1. Up to 500 word essay outlining career goals
  2. Resume
  3. Official high school transcript
  4. Two recommendation letters – one of which must come from a broadcast-related source

Recipients will be selected and notified in February 2023.

Award opportunities are also available to Michigan broadcast students via the MAB Foundation Founders Club. If you are studying broadcasting or media at one of the following institutions, we encourage you to discuss award consideration with your professors.

  • Oakland University
    The Alan W. Frank Scholarship
  • Henry Ford College
    The Charles D. Fritz Scholarship
  • Western Michigan University
    The Carl E. Lee Scholarship
  • University of Michigan
    Nancy Waters & Mark Waters Scholarship
  • Michigan State University
    Leicinger-Biederman Scholarship (via Ross Biederman)
    The James H. Quello Scholarship (Via Karole White)
    The Gary A. Reid Scholarship
  • Central Michigan University
    Dr. Peter Orlik Broadcasting Scholarship (via Larry Patrick),
    3 opportunities available
  • Michigan Technological University
    WBKP-TV/WBUP-TV/WBKB-TV/WOLV-FM/WCCY-AM/WHKB-FM and The Stephen A. Marks Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
  • Northern Michigan University
    WBKP-TV/WBUP-TV/WBKB-TV/WOLV-FM/WCCY-AM/WHKB-FM and The Stephen A. Marks Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
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