About the NBCUniversal/LNESC National Scholarship
The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding Latino students with an interest in the media and entertainment industry pursue a bachelor’s degree at a U. S. post-secondary institution. The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is sponsored by NBCUniversal and administered by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC).
The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program will award ten (10) $5,000 national scholarships to qualified rising sophomores and juniors. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university; at least 18 years of age or older; have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale; be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident; and have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.
National Scholarship Program
The scholarship award of $5,000 will be divided into two equal disbursements of $2,500 made on September 15 and January 31. Scholarships are nonrenewable. Recipients are required to enroll as a full-time student and maintain a cumulative college grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent to be eligible for the second scholarship disbursement.
After completion of the fall semester, recipients must submit a copy of their grade report and enrollment verification for the spring semester to the national office in order to receive the spring check disbursement. Scholarship awards are sent directly to the recipient’s college or university and deposited in the recipient’s name. The funds will be allocated toward the payment of tuition and academic fees, and the purchase of required educational materials and books. The school is custodian of the funds and will disburse the award consistent with the purpose of this program.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:
Must be a rising sophomore or junior enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university
Must be at least 18 years of age or older
Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
Must be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.
Must have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.
Applicants must submit the following by the deadline of August 1, 2016:
Completed online application, including submission of the following:
College transcript with proof of cumulative grade point average
Three letters of recommendation, including a complete telephone number and email address for each reference
The application is available via WebDirect. Applicants must create a new account prior to applying. If you experience any difficulty or have a question with the online application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you and good luck!
for more information on how to apply, visit http://www.lnesc.org/#!nbcuniversal-scholarship/cun4