Since 1970, RTDNF has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships and fellowships  to more than 500 young journalists as part of its mission as the educational arm of RTDNA.
Fellowships are open to professional broadcast or digital journalists with fewer than 10 years of experience. Both the Michelle Clark Fellowship and N.S. Bienstock Fellowship are given to promising minority applicants.
Scholarships are open to college students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism. Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores. juniors or seniors in good standing.
Scholarship and fellowship winners are also invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference. 
Applications are currently open. Apply by May 31, 2017. Scholarships will be awarded in December for the 2017-2018 academic year.