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NABEF PARTNERS WITH 10 UNIVERSITIES IN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Education Foundation has formed a partnership with ten schools from across the country for the Scholars Program. The program, launched in 2006, provides scholarships to outstand ing communications students with financial need from diverse backgrounds. To administer the scholarships, has teamed with ten universities to provide one scholarship to a deserving student at each university in the amount of $5,000 per for the student’s junior and senior . The ten participating schools for the 2008-2010 program are:

* Ball State University, Muncie, IN
* Boston , Chestnut , MA
* Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
* Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
* North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC
* Savannah State University, Savannah, GA
* -Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
* St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
* University of Montana, Missoula, MT
* University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI

The scholarships, aimed at increasing diversity in , are awarded to majors who have demonstrated ability and promise in the communications field. Each student must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA to continue the scholarship through their senior year. As part of the scholarship, students must perform an internship at a licensed or station.