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2018 Summer Faculty Development Grant

Grants to USA Higher Education Teachers for
Professional Development in Media Disciplines

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Educational Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/30/18 Postmarked


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Grants to USA postsecondary media educators to participate in a professional development opportunity. The selected faculty members will receive a stipend and hands-on internship placements with cable systems, TV stations, cable or broadcast networks, or program distributors. The goal of this program is to improve teaching effectiveness through first-hand experience and to nurture relationships between educators and the industry.

Faculty awarded a NATPE Faculty Development Grant also receive a fellowship to attend the NATPE Market & Conference. That fellowship includes a travel stipend, hotel accommodation, conference registration, and most meals.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165567

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicant Benefits:
-Placement at the station/market/location of choice (whenever possible)
-A stipend of $500 per week for 2 to 4 weeks
-A full complimentary registration for the annual NATPE Market & Conference and reimbursement of up to $500 toward conference-related travel and accommodations
-A complimentary one year NATPE Educational Membership ($95 value)

Term of Contract:

Internships will last up to four weeks.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are accepted from college and university media educators.

Pre-Application Information:

Faculty are encouraged to seek additional grant funding from their college or university to assist with summer placements beyond a local market.

The deadline to apply is March 30, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Greg Pitts, Ph.D., Director of Faculty and Student Programs
256-627-2677 /

NATPE Educational Foundation
MTSU Box 64
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132-0001

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