Friends of Bill Burton MABF Board Scholarship

Bill Burton was radio’s biggest cheerleader and had a very enthusiastic attitude towards the industry. His positive impact on the broadcast word is still remembered today. This scholarship was created to honor Bill Burton and his lifetime of dedication to the broadcast industry.

Selection Criteria: The recipient shall exhibit professional promise within the broadcast industry. Factors such as creativity, leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, perseverance and natural ability should be considered equally with the more traditional measures of academic performance. The applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, be enrolled in a broadcast or media related degree program at a Michigan college, university or trade school, and have achieved Junior standing.

Application documentation should include:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of recommendation from the instructor or director of your school’s broadcasting department
  3. Other recommendation(s) from internships, work, community or extra-curricular activities
  4. 200-word essay outlining “How are you going to be FABULOUS in broadcasting?”
    We want you to share with us how you’ll positively impact the industry when you enter the field professionally. Do your research on Bill Burton and share with us how you will BE FABUOUS in broadcasting. Use this opportunity to help us get to know you and to share your passion for the broadcast industry.
  5. Copy of School Transcript

All scholarship applications are due to the MAB Foundation by Friday, January 18, 2019.

MAB Foundation Station Scholarship Program
820 N. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48906