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2013 National Grassroots Scholarship

2013 ACM National Grassroots Scholarship Timeline

  • April 5 Scholarship Application deadline
  • April 9 Scholarship applications due to EO and Region Representatives
  • April 19 EO/Regions review and select recipients by this date
  • April 30 Scholarship recipients complete registration forms, return to EO/Regions by this date
  • May 6 Regions notify Greg Morrison of any unused scholarships –
  • May 2013 Welcome and acknowledge recipients at 2013 Conference

Alliance for Community Media Grassroots Scholarship

This year, the Alliance will provide one conference registration with meals for the EO Caucus and each ACM Region in good standing for Grassroots scholarship recipients. Click here for the application.

This means each region will receive one scholarship to give deserving access users, staffs and volunteers. Please actively encourage your best and brightest to apply!

The ACM Grassroots Scholarship is open to individuals, access centers with small budgets, volunteers, independent producers and interns. Currently, recipients need not be individual members of the ACM. The Scholarship forms should be made available via the widest distribution:

Website: Individuals can download the scholarship form on the ACM Website. Individuals submitting downloaded applications must deliver them to their local Access center, the EO Representative or their Region Representative by April 5, 2013.

Access Centers: The scholarship forms can be made available at access centers. Any centers receiving an application are responsible for forwarding completed applications to the Region Representative for region applications and EO Representative for EO applications. Centers must forward completed scholarship applications to the Region/EO Representative by April 9, 2013.

EO Caucus/Regions: Select & notify scholarship recipients April 19, 2013. This allows winners ample time to make travel and lodging arrangements. Winner notification needs to include blank registration form.
Completed forms will be returned to region reps. The EO/region reps will forward all completed forms to ACM headquarters with letter of acknowledgement by May 6, 2013.

Alliance for Community Media
National Conference Scholarship 2013

The Alliance for Community Media offers scholarships in an effort to facilitate attendance at the national conferences by interns, staff of small access centers, access volunteers, independent producers and those traditionally denied access to the media who may otherwise be unable to attend.
Guidelines and Criteria

The National Conference will be held May 29-31, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
The Alliance for Community Media will provide one full conference registration with meals for the EO Caucus and each ACM Region in good standing to scholarship recipients selected by ACM EO Caucus and Regional Boards.

How to Apply:
Submit your application to your local PEG Access Center or Region Board or to the EO Caucus by the deadline. Be sure to complete all of the information and insure that contact information is accurate.

The deadline date for applications: 5:00 PM PACIFIC Thursday April 5, 2013

Completed applications should be returned to: Your ACM Regional Board or EO Representative

Click here to download the application.