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Happening Around Campus and Beyond

 
 
 
 

Department of Advertising Dinner Time Talk

Wednesday, April 21, 6:00-7:00 PM

All Advertising and CS+Advertising majors are invited to join Professor Mike Yao for the next Dinner Time Talk to discuss advertising courses and share your input on the advertising curriculum.

Register to receive the Zoom link.

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Open Auditions for Good Morning Illini

Good Morning Illini is having open auditions on April 22 for students returning for Fall 2021. Our show needs new anchors for next year's show. Email good-morning-illini@illinois.edu for your audition time.

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Red Ball, Collaboration, and Creating Content in the time of COVID: Virtual Screening and Discussion

Thursday, April 22, 6:00-7:30 PM

Virtual event - Register to join: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/892454041

Join us for a screening and conversation about collaboration and performance with faculty, students in screenwriting, acting, and advanced filmmaking as we talk about the recent writing and production of REDBALL.

More info: https://kam.illinois.edu/event/red-ball-collaboration-and-creating-content-time-covid-virtual-screening-and-discussion

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Funding for Professional Journalism Conferences

The Dow Jones News Fund invites interested students to apply for free registration to attend journalism conventions this summer.

Click here for information about the approved conferences and the application process. Applications are due May 1.

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Free Memorial Stadium Movies

Come out to Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 11 and April 24 for a FREE movie showing. Gates open at 7:30 pm and the movie starts at 8:00 pm. There will be limited supplies of FREE popcorn and drink. We also invite you to bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverage. Open to UIUC students only with a valid student ID. Face covering and social distancing will be required.

Here's the direct link to the website: https://go.illinois.edu/activities

April 24 - Avengers: Endgame

 
   
 
 
 

Scholarships

 
 
 
 

Journalism Internship Scholarships

The Journalism Department has limited funds available to help support journalism majors who have landed other journalism internships, especially folks with unpaid or low-paid positions or those interning in expensive places to live. If you would like to be considered for this support, please send the following information no later than Friday, April 30 to Jennifer Price (jajones6@illinois.edu):

Where you are interning (i.e., name of publication, TV station, news site, etc.)
Location (city and state) of internship
Full or part-time? Paid or unpaid?
Duration of internship (i.e. 8 weeks? All summer?)

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Walter Cronkite Scholarship

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is accepting applications for the Walter Cronkite Scholarship. Scholarships range from $1000-$3000. Awards are merit-based and are awarded to students who plan to pursue a career in the media industry. In addition to completing the application, students must submit links to creative video work along with two letters of recommendation from faculty. The deadline to submit all materials is April 30, 2021.

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College of Media Scholarship Application

The 2021-2022 scholarship application for continuing College of Media undergraduate students is now open. All students who will be returning as an undergraduate student in the College of Media in Fall 2021 are eligible to apply.

Students must apply to be considered for a scholarship from the College of Media. All submissions are due by 12:00 PM CDT on Friday, May 7, 2021.  

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Irene Adler Prize

The Irene Adler competition is open to women pursuing a degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in 2021-2022. Applicants will be asked to write a 500-word essay. 

Application and submission information can be found here.

Submissions are due by May 30, 2021.

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The Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship

The Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship that recognizes one senior student from the Big Ten Conference and one senior student from the Pac-12 Conference for exceptional achievement in academics and civic service, who also wish to pursue a career in the sports industry, with an emphasis on journalism, media relations, event operations, team operations, or marketing.

Students must enroll in postgradute studies within 18 months of graduation.

Recipients will be given the unique opportunity to recive a Rose Bowl game experience that is tailored to each recipients' interest of study an culminates with the opportunity to work the Rose Bowl Game.

Complete application packets are due by July 31, 2021.

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Additional Scholarship Resources

As you start to think about scholarships for the next academic year, do not forget about the College’s Additional Scholarship Resources page. In addition to helping you think about the scholarship search process, this page highlights many awards that are offered by media organizations across the country.

 
   
 
 
 

Important Dates and Deadlines

 
 
 
 

Summer and Fall 2021 Registration Begins 
April 19, 2021

Deadline to drop a full semester or second eight week course 
May 5, 2021

Reading Day
May 6, 2021

Final Exams 
May 7-14, 2021

Pass COVID/No Pass COVID (PZ/NZ) Selection Period
May 22-27, 2021

 
   
 
 
 

Academic Advising

 
 
 
 

If you have a quick question, you can visit virtual express advising. This is for 5 to 10 minute questions. Express advising is available at https://go.illinois.edu/MediaExpressAdvising on the following days and times while class is in session:

Mondays - 9:00am-10:30am Central Time
Thursdays - 1:30pm-3:00pm Central Time
Fridays - 10:30am-12:00pm Central Time

 
 
 
 
 
 
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