Applications Accepted For Harold Taft Scholarship
Harold Taft, NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist, 1949-1991
NBC 5 and the Lone Star Emmy Educational Foundation are now accepting applicants for the Harold Taft Scholarship. The deadline is Monday, June 16, 2014.
To be considered for a scholarship, a student must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Any undergraduate (going into their junior year or higher in the fall) may apply. If the undergraduate student is classified as a senior they must either have one more spring (January-May) semester to complete after the scholarship is awarded.
- The student must be in good standing (not on academic probation) with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
- The student must study Meteorology, Atmospheric Science or a related field.
- The student must (a) be enrolled in a Texas institution of higher learning or (b) have attended four years of high school in Texas.
Winners will be announced in September 2014. They are eligible for a $2000 scholarship sent directly to the winner or winners' university.
Winners will be invited to attend the Lone Star Emmy Awards Gala in November 2014.