Posted Online: Jan. 10, 2013, 2:16 pm

WQPT Broadcast Scholarship available

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Press release submitted by Lora Adams


MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is pleased to offer a $500 Broadcast Scholarship to students pursuing a career in broadcasting.
Last year's recipient Kristy Anne Phillipson said "As a senior in the broadcasting department at Western Illinois University in Macomb, I am honored and deeply grateful that I was chosen for this scholarship. It will help me pay for my final year at Western. It will definitely take some of the stress off."

The annual award can be applied to tuition, books, and fees. Interested students may request an application through WQPT by calling 309-764-2400 or 1-800-877-413-2424 or through www.wqpt.org.

Applications will be accepted through April 19, 2013.

Criteria:
v Be accepted to or currently enrolled at Western Illinois University in the broadcasting program
v Reside in WQPT's viewing area or have recently graduated from a high school in the WQPT viewing area
v Overall 2.5 GPA
v Broadcast Classes 3.0 GPA (not applicable to incoming college freshmen)
v Preference given to full-time students although part-time students may apply.

WQPT is a public media service of Western Illinois University Quad Cities located in Moline, Illinois.