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Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation

The Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship is open ONLY to rising seniors, graduating seniors (must be continuing directly to graduate school) and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) of accredited colleges or universities within the United States. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment – through coursework or experience – to any combination of at least two of the following fields:

early childhood education
child development/child psychology
film/television production
production of cross-platform entertainment
Applicant must have the ultimate goal of working in children's media.

Applicants may apply for support in one of the two following areas:

Research on the relationship between children's use of media and learning or children's use of media and personal growth.
Development of program concepts or extended development of creative elements of an existing concept, e.g. design of puppets, scripts, storyboards, characters, music, etc. May also be used to finalize or launch the production of an existing concept.

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Award Varies
Deadline January 31, 2017
Winner AnnouncedMay 24, 2017
Number of Awards Granted2

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