RTDNF Scholarships - Categories


$2000 RTDNF Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate, 2nd and 3rd Year students. This scholarship is awarded to a 2, 3 or final year student for an entry that shows exceptional storytelling, creativity and quality.


$2000 JJ Richards Scholarship

Eligibility: 3rd or final year students. Candidates must submit a radio documentary a maximum of 30 minutes long.


$2000 CBC / Barbara Frum Scholarship for Interviewing

Eligibility: Students at all levels.

Entrants must submit a complete Radio or TV interview (not an excerpt). Prepared questions and short background material must accompany the online submission. 


$2000 BNN / Jim O'Connell Scholarship

Eligibility: Students at all levels with an interest in business journalism.

The candidate must submit a business news story or feature that demonstrates an ability to grasp business issues and presents information in a clear, well-written and compelling way.

Entries must also include a short 250-word essay that elaborates on the entrant's interest in financial journalism. 


$2000 Broadcasters of Atlantic Canada Scholarship

Eligibility: Students at all levels.

The Broadcasters of Atlantic Canada Scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Atlantic Canada who intends to pursue a career in Broadcast or Digital Journalism. Documentation supporting residency is required.

The scholarship is provided to RTDNF by the former Atlantic Association of Broadcasters.


$2000 Dataminr Digital Journalism Scholarship

Eligibility: 3rd or final year

The winning candidate must submit a news story or feature published on a website and/or social media platform of a recognized university or college. URL and screen grabs of any other supporting content is required. In addition, a letter of support from your supervisor must be included in the application.


$2500 RTDNA George Clark Scholarship

Will be awarded to the entry judged to be the best overall from the winners of the above categories.