(Contingient upon funding)
In order to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
- Be a continuing sophomore or junior with a declared major or minor in Broadcast Journalism
- Have demonstrated a commitment to the broadcast news field
This fellowship consists of the scholarship funds and three weeks mentoring/shadowing in the news department of KSTP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul during winter break.
Professor Henry Lippold established the broadcast journalism sequence at UW-Eau Claire. His life and career represent the classic bridge between academic and the broadcast industry. He taught broadcast journalism at UW-Eau Claire from 1972 to 2001. Lippold received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's in journalism from Northwestern University. In June 2002, he was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
The scholarship application is available here.