Scholarship Information

The RTDNF was established by the RTDNA in 1978 to offer financial assistance to students in Canada.

This year, seven scholarships will be awarded to Canadian students, bringing the total amount awarded to students by RTDNF to more than $372,500.

The Scholarships


RTDNF Scholarship - $2,000 

Who: 2nd, 3rd year and graduating students


JJ Richards Scholarship - $2,000 

Who: 3rd year and graduating students


CBC / Barbara Frum Scholarship - $2,000

Who: Students from all years


BNN Bloomberg / Jim O'Connell Scholarship - $2,000 

Who: Students pursuing a career in business journalism


Broadcasters of Atlantic Canada Scholarship - $2,000 

Who: Students from Atlantic Canada from all years

Narcity Digital Journalism Scholarship - $2,000 

Who: Students in their 3rd or final year who are registered full time in a recognized journalism program in Canada

Global News Diversity Scholarship - $2,000 

Who: For excellence in reporting for a BIPOC student


Pritam Singh Benning Scholarship - $1,000 

Who: For a student of colour attending a journalism program in British Columbia or whose permanent address is in B.C. and attending a journalism program in another province for excellence in storytelling a human-interest story


RTDNA George Clark Scholarship - $2,500 

Who: Winners of the above categories will automatically be entered into this category


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