Student Veterans of America-NBCUniversal Scholarship

NBCUniversal is committed to increasing diversity both on the air and behind the scenes. Doing so provides a secure, powerful and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry. As part of this committment, Student Veterans of America and NBCUniversal have partnered to distribute two (2) $12,000 scholarships to veterans pursuing degrees in film, television, media, or communications!

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Interested applicants are encouraged to read the below information carefully. If you meet the eligibility requirements, please click on the link at the bottom of this page to access the application form. Complete all fields and upload the required documents, preferably as PDFs. If you have any questions regarding the application or the scholarship, please contact us here

The application period for this scholarship has closed. 

For more information about NBCUniversal's support for veterans, please visit their website here.


Eligible student veterans must meet the minimum criteria outlined below:

  • Be pursuing a degree in film, media, television, journalism, or communications at an accredited four-year institution of higher education for the 2014/2015 year
  • Submit proof of military service (DD214)
  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
  • Be a U.S. citizen


All applicants must answer the following essay. Upload your completed essay on the application page, preferably as a PDF. 

Please thoroughly, but succinctly (300-500 words), answer the following essay: Why are you pursuing your chosen degree and what do you hope to accomplish after graduation? Please describe at least one significant academic achievement related to your major. 

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