Actualidad Radio Broadcast Journalism Scholarship

Actualidad 1020 AM, Radio News, has become the reference radial informative signal to Hispanics in southeast Florida.  Actualidad 1020 is dedicated to keeping your audience informed about local events, national and world counted directly by its protagonists—creating their unique brand of news among the Hispanic radio market. http://www.actualidadradio.com/

The Actualidad Radio Broadcast Journalism Scholarship was created by Actualidad Radio to support undergraduate students seeking a degree in the School of Communication & Journalism.

This scholarship is offering two $1,000 awards.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered:

  • a junior or senior fully-admitted into the SCJ pursuing a major in journalism (broadcast) during the award period.
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) during the award period (fall and spring semesters).
  • a minimum FIU cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • submit a 2-page essay (typed double-spaced) about your career goals as a broadcast journalist, reasons for choosing the profession, and where you would like to work in the future.
  • submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member (SJMC faculty preferred).