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Scholarship Application

APPLICATION FOR THE 2022
CLEVELAND ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS SCHOLARSHIPS,
THE FRED MCLEOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP,
THE NEW MICHAEL BIRCHBAUER SCHOLARSHIP,
AND THE NEW PAM GODFREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

FRED MCLEOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP INFO

Fred McLeod Memorial ScholarshipANNOUNCING THE 3RD ANNUAL FRED MCLEOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WITH THE CLEVELAND ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS

FOX Sports Ohio is pleased to offer the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters 3rd Annual Fred McLeod Memorial Scholarship.

In honor of the legendary Cleveland broadcaster Fred McLeod, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB), on behalf of Bally Sports Ohio Great Lakes, will award one (1) scholarship in the amount of $2,016 for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions or applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. Emphasis on Sports Broadcasting and Sports Marketing is not required but will be heavily weighted for consideration by the CAB scholarship committee. This scholarship is non-renewable and the application deadline is Saturday, December 31st, 2022.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE 2022 FRED MCLEOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student (sophomore or junior standing) in a four-year institution or part time/full time student in a graduate program or in a 2-year or recognized certificate institution (as of Fall 2022)

  • Have a declared major in communications, journalism, media, sports marketing, advertising, broadcasting or a related field

  • Be in good academic standing and possess a 3.0 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Home residence in the Cleveland/Akron/Canton area*

  • Demonstrate extracurricular involvement and/or practical field experience. (An emphasis on sports is a plus)

  • Include a written recommendation from a faculty member

  • Provide a type-written essay of no more than 250 words on the “Responsibilities of the Broadcast Industry in the year 2023.”

*Home address counties are Carroll, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake,
Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit

 


 

 

PAM GODFREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP INFO

Pam Godfrey Memorial ScholarshipThe Cleveland Associations of Broadcasters is pleased to  announce the Pam Godfrey Memorial Scholarship.

Pam had a long history in broadcasting, working in TV and Radio in Cleveland and the Florida Keys including:

In Cleveland:

  • WLTF FM 106.5
  • WMJI FM 105.7
  • WUAB/WOIO TV 43/19
  • WJW- TV 8

In Florida:

  • WKEZ FM 96.9
  • MIX FM 96.9/94.3/93.7

Pam’s professional resume includes being a station manager, on-air talent, morning show producer and host, music and research director.

She wrote show content, produced news segments, programmed music, created copy, sold air-time, scheduled commercials and produced live events.

For over 35+ years she worked in broadcasting in one form or another and could never ever think about being in any other industry. She truly loved what she did, whatever it was as long as it was somehow in broadcasting.

Unfortunately, she passed away suddenly in October 2021.

She was a great friend to many and will be truly missed and would be very, very happy to know that although not with us, she is providing an opportunity for others like her that have a passion and want to be a part of the professional industry and have the chance to do what she loved and the same fulfilling experience that she did.

For 2022, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters will award Two (2) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions and One (1) $1,000 Scholarship for applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. This scholarship is non-renewable and the application deadline is Saturday, December 31st, 2022.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE 2022 PAM GODFREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB) administers and awards The Pam Godfrey Memorial Scholarship to qualifying students. For 2022, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters will award One (1) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions with a focus in Audio, One (1) $2,000 Scholarship for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions with a focus in Television and One (1) $1,000 Scholarship for applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. These Scholarships are non-renewable.

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student (sophomore or junior standing) in a four-year institution or part time/full time student in a graduate program or in a 2-year or recognized certificate institution (as of Fall 2022).

  • Have a declared major in communications, journalism, media, advertising, broadcasting or a related field.

  • Be in good academic standing and possess a 3.0 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

  • Home residence in the Cleveland/Akron/Canton area*

  • Demonstrate extracurricular involvement and/or practical field experience.

  • Include a written recommendation from a faculty member.

  • Provide a type-written essay of no more than 250 words on the “Responsibilities of the Broadcast Industry in the year 2023.”

*Home address counties are Carroll, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake,
Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit

 


 

 

MICHAEL BIRCHBAUER SCHOLARSHIP INFO

The Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB) administers and awards the Michael Birchbauer to qualifying students (see Eligibility section below).

For 2022, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters will award One (1) $1,000 Scholarship for applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. This scholarship is non-renewable and the application deadline is Saturday, December 31st, 2022.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE 2022 MICHAEL BIRCHBAUER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB) administers and awards The Michael Birchbauer Scholarship to qualifying students. For 2022, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters will award One (1) Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions with a focus in News/Journalism. This Scholarships are non-renewable.

 


 

CAB SCHOLARSHIP INFO

The Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB) administers and awards the annual Cleveland Association of Broadcasters Scholarships to qualifying students (see Eligibility section below).

For 2022, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters will award Two (2) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions and One (1) $1,000 Scholarship for applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. These Scholarships are non-renewable.

The 2022 Scholarship Application is now available. Scroll down to complete application online or click here to download a printable application for returning by regular mail along with letter of recommendation from a faculty member, typed essay and information release to: Cleveland December 31st, 2022. Scholarship winners will be notified within a few weeks of the deadline.

Please read this application carefully and fill it in completely.

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CAB SCHOLARSHIPS

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full time student (sophomore or junior standing) in a four-year institution or part time/full time student in a graduate program for the $2,000 level and in a 2-year or recognized certificate institution for the $1,000 level (as of Fall 2022)

  • Have a declared major in communications, journalism, media, advertising, broadcasting or a related field

  • Be in good academic standing and possess a 3.0 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Home residence in the Cleveland/Akron/Canton area*

  • Demonstrate extracurricular involvement and/or practical field experience

  • Include a written recommendation from a faculty member

  • Provide a type-written essay of no more than 250 words on the “Responsibilities of the Broadcast Industry in the year 2023.”

*Home address counties are Carroll, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake,
Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Your completed application packet must be returned to the CAB by December 31st, 2022. A completed application packet includes: this application form, one letter of recommendation from a faculty member at your institution, and the required essay. The recommendation should be from a faculty member who is familiar with your character, achievements and commitment to furthering your education as stipulated in the section on eligibility. You must sign the application, providing permission for the registrar from your institution to release information on your grade point average to the CAB.