Scholarship program for undergraduate students in business or journalism is funded by Steamboat foundation and Bloomberg, New york, 2012
Scholarship Program: Steamboat Scholarship
Type of Award: Scholarship
Nationality: Scholarship is open for U.S. citizen.
Employer: Scholarship is awarded by Steamboat foundation and Bloomberg.
Level of study: This Scholarship program is open for undergraduate studies.
Subject(s): Scholarship in either business or journalism or both.
Duration: The Steamboat Scholar will work over the summer for approximately 10 – 12 weeks.
Number of awards: The number of awards is not mentioned.
Am I eligible? Candidates must be third-year undergraduates and have the support and highest recommendation of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Students must also demonstrate financial need, either by being in receipt of a needbased scholarship award and/or producing a written self-declaration of need.
How do I apply? Students can apply for this program by post.
What does it cover? Steamboat Foundation gives a $12,000 award to the selected Steamboat Scholar.
Scholarship Description: The Steamboat Scholar will work at Bloomberg News for 10-12 weeks in the summer of 2012, assisting in reporting and writing for the broadcast or print operations of the largest online financial news service. Bloomberg News interns contribute to the coverage of financial markets, companies, economy and governments in a competitive, real-time news environment. The Scholar will also have access to a unique mentor, Chartered Financial Analyst Tom Keene, who writes a column on economic trends in the financial markets, hosts the twice-daily radio show “Bloomberg on the Economy,” and contributes to the television broadcast network and editorial team. One-on-one sessions with Mr. Keene and observation of influential financial players will enrich the Scholar’s understanding of key trends and dynamics in the global economy and culminate in an individual research project describing the relevant market issues of the summer.
Application closing date: Students can apply for this scholarship program till 1 October, 2012.