Scholarship awarded in the fields of:

Media, Broadcasting and Public Speaking

Number of awards:
Varies from year to year
US $1,000 check
Application Deadline:
Applications sent via mail must be postmarked no later than TBD

Criteria for Selection:

  • Graduating high school senior in the US or 5th/6th Form graduating secondary school student
    in the Caribbean interested in broadcast or media-related studies
  • Overall grade-point average of at least 2.5 or C+ student
  • Student who is a national of the United States or any Caribbean country
  • Participation in extracurricular activities, community work/social service, school,
    church, volunteer or work experience

Application Process:

Please submit the following:

  • Fully completed online application form shown below
  • A recent photo (head shot – in .jpeg format if emailed)
  • A copy of birth certificate, national ID card or ID page of passport
  • A short essay of 400 words, telling us something compelling about yourself we might not learn from your application, (please type).
  • Copy of your official high school secondary school transcript (with official seal)
  • Two letters of recommendation (from e.g. pastor, high school counselor, teacher, coach or employer)

Scholarship awards are made by a team chaired by Mr.Clayton Sizemore, President of The SpeakEasy M.E.D.I.A.Foundation.

The above should be emailed (send photo in JPEG format and documents in MS Word or PDF
formats) or mailed to:

The SpeakEasy M.E.D.I.A. Foundation
St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4659

Total Awards Package includes:

  • US $1,000 check
  • A fellowship to attend an upcoming edition of the Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) or other media event In the US or the Caribbean (Dates to be announced)
  • A certificate of recognition
  • Presentation of the award

Click this SEMF Scholarship Application Guidelines link to download a hard copy of these guidelines.