Alliance for Women in Media

Application Deadline

The 2019 application period is closed. Please check back for more information regarding the 2020 program.


Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship
The AWM Foundation’s partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund supports scholarships for two female students based on essays written on a suggested topic. The winning applicant will each receive a scholarship of $3,000 and the student that is selected as the runner-up will receive a scholarship of $1,000, made payable directly to each student’s educational institution in the same of Ford Motor Company Fun. Both will get the opportunity to write two blog posts for AWM. The winning student is invited to accept her scholarship in person at the Gracie Awards Luncheon in New York City on June 26, 2019.

Winning applicants receive scholarships, made payable directly to each student’s educational institute, in the name of Ford Motor Company Fund.

Ford Empowering America Scholarship
The AWM Foundation’s partnership with The Ford Motor Company yielded a second scholarship fund, Empowering America.

The winning applicant will receive a $3,000 and will also have the opportunity to create a video honoring one of the women from the Empowering America list or a woman from their own community. There is also a $2,000 prize for the runner-up.

The winning student and runner up will also each receive a ticket for each student to attend the Women in Media event in the Fall. In addition, the winning students will create two profiles/interview pieces for the AWM website over the 3rd and 4th quarters of the year with guidance from AWM staff.

For More Information

Click here for more information about the Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship and the Ford Empowering America Scholarship.

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