Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media
The Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media is a non-profit organization with a mission to create career opportunities in the media industry for youth of color through a program that focuses on scholastic achievement, direct work experience and professional development. If selected, you will have the opportunity to work within the field of media, develop valuable skills, and network with industry professionals each summer through college. Not only will you earn a salary, but matching dollars will also be set aside to help pay for your college expenses. You are encouraged make the most of this opportunity - your corporate sponsor and the Foundation will be there to help you, both professionally and personally, throughout the fellowship program.
Award / Eligibility Details:
Candidates need to be a student of color (African-American, Asian-American, Latino, or Native American); be a graduating high school senior OR college student; have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0; are interested in pursuing a career in the media industry; plan to attend/be attending a four-year accredited college or university; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; and speak and write English fluently
If you are selected for the Foundation's fellowship program, you will be expected to work at your sponsoring company every summer for a minimum of eight consecutive weeks (40-hour workweek) until graduation from college. You will also be expected to participate in all Foundation activities for which you are eligible including our summer conference and the Link Mentoring Initiative. As noted, all Foundation fellows must maintain a 3.0 GPA while in the program and are expected to earn their undergraduate degree in four years, unless otherwise approved in advance by the Foundation.
Deadline: Early March each year
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development, Undergraduate Level Funding
Field of Study: Arts & Humanities, Business, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Location: United States
Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National
Special Circumstances: Underrepresented Group
For more information: http://www.emmabowenfoundation.com/