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RTS Bursaries- Encourage your students to apply!

May 14, 2019


The Royal Television Society (RTS) are offering two bursary schemes for first year and prospective students, which can be applied for until 30 June 2019. 

Technology Bursary:

The Royal Television Society is keen to encourage the most talented Engineering, Computer Sciences, Physics and Maths undergraduates to consider a career in television. Competition to recruit highly skilled graduates in these fields is strong, and many may be unaware of the career opportunities that television and media industries have to offer. Successful applicants receive £1,000 per year of study, plus the chance to gain an insight into career opportunities in the industry. They will also be provided with membership of the RTS and h Club London while studying as well as RTS membership for a further year after graduation. They will take part in our annual ‘Summer Tour’ of the industry, visiting ten television and broadcasting infrastructure companies: Arqiva, BBC, Channel 4, The IET, ITV, Netgem, Sky, STV Virgin Media and Youview.

TV Production/Journalism Bursary:

This bursary, worth £1,000 per year of study, is for students from low income households studying Television Production, Journalism or related courses. It is open to new and first year students and provides financial support and mentoring. There are between 25 and 30 awards made each year. All successful applicants receive free membership of the Royal Television Society. Furthermore, for students interested in current affairs, journalism or documentary production, Applications will be considered for one of two Steve Hewlett awards, worth an extra one thousand.

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