Direct TV Scholarship

General Information:

The subject matter for blog entries must pertain to how television has in some way influenced your occupational goals and plans after college or graduate school (as applicable). Blog entries must be at least 500 words in length and be properly submitted no later than 5 p.m. EST April 1, 2013.



All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States.

Academic Requirements: All applicants must be either:

(1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, or

(2) a student enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program.


Application Process:

  • Write a 500-1000 word blog post about some way television has influenced your post-graduate career aspirations. It can be about a show, a character, a news anchor, technology—anything!

  • Once you've written your post and it's up on your blog, come here and fill out the form below. Share your blog with others and we'll share the winners on too!

  • Share your post with others! We believe the power of technology lies in its reach. The best blogs are those that are shared and spread!



April 1st, 2014


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