Deadline Approaching for 2008 Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is currently accepting applications for the 2008 Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship. Jack G. Shaheen, PhD, is the world’s foremost authority on media images of Arabs and the author of Reel Bad Arabs, Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular Culture, Nuclear War Films, and The TV Arab.
The deadline for applications is April 12, 2008. Dr. Shaheen established this scholarship through ADC to recognize Arab-American students who excel in media studies. Recipients of the scholarship will be announced and presented at ADC’s 2008 National Convention, “Securing the Principles of Liberty” which will be held June 12-15 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.
To recognize Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies.
Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate Students.
Must be attending college in the 2008-09 academic year.
Must be majoring in Mass Communications, Journalism, Radio, Television, and/or Film.
Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen of Arab heritage
APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING TO THE ADC RESEARCH INSTITUTE:
A one-page statement stating that you are a US citizen, explaining your goals and why you merit the scholarship.
Copies of articles, videos, films, etc.
Official academic transcripts including your GPA.
Two letters of recommendation from Mass Communications professors.
Permanent home address, phone number, email address; also address, phone number, and email address during the school year.
DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2008
Awards will be announced and presented during ADC’s Annual Convention in Washington, DC.
SEND MATERIALS TO:
Attn: Nawar Shora
ADC Research Institute (ADCRI)
1732 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20007