A Quick Emmy Reminder from NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter .
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emmyupdateEMMY ®  ENTRY DEADLINE FEB 1

Bob Hammer
John Stealey
Only 10 Days left to enter. FEB 1 Deadline! 
 
A few things to note to make things easier.  Make sure your colleagues' have applied for a membership or renewed their membership BEFORE you add their name or they will be charged the non-member rate!
 
 
Important dates:
Feb. 1 - Entry Deadline
Feb. 8 - Deadline to Upload Entry Video - NO Exceptions - NO Refunds
Apr. 28 - Nominations Announced
June 18 - Emmy® Awards Gala, Sandusky, Ohio
 
Call for Entries, Categories, Emmy® Express Entry Form and More Information:  www.nataslgl.org awards page
 
Questions: Contact Bob Hammer, 440-503-2121 EmmyAwards@nataslgl.org



goldsilverGOLD & SILVER CIRCLE AWARD NOMINATIONS 

2016 Gold & Silver Circle Awards
The NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter is looking for pioneers, creators, and innovators from your television station. Nominations are currently open for the 2016 Gold (50 years) and Silver (25 years) Circle Awards. If you nominated someone in the past who has not yet won, please consider going to the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter website to update your nomination. The deadline is February 19, 2016 and winners will be awarded at this year's 47th NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards to be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio.

Click here to submit a nomination.
 


scholarshipsSTUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Lower Great Lakes Chapter of NATAS offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors, and to college juniors or seniors. Students must plan to attend or currently attend a four-year college to pursue a career in the television industry. Recipients and their parents are guests at the 47th Annual NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Regional Emmy® Awards ceremony where they will receive on-stage recognition. The gala is planned for Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio.

The deadline to apply February 16, 2016. The application process is the same for all scholarships and is completed online via nataslgl.org. Applications will be screened by our scholarship committee, and finalists will be notified by mail. In March, finalists will be invited to an interview by members of the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter scholarship selection committee.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Education Committee Chair Mark Lynch at  mediateacher@mac.com. To view a letter submitted to student advisors with more details on our scholarships: high school students  click here :: college students  click here. Please note, DO NOT SEND ANY OF YOUR PRODUCTIONS. We do not accept DVD's, Tapes, etc., however you are welcome to include a URL if the project is available online.

This year, the chapter is offering three scholarships-two for college students and one for a high school student.

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Collegiate Scholarship
The $3,500 scholarship funded directly by our NATAS chapter members is offered to students who attend school anywhere in the membership area of our organization which includes Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Bowling Green, Toledo, Lima and Mansfield, Ohio; Erie, Pennsylvania; Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Bloomington, Lafayette, and Muncie, Indiana. Students must be attending college in our region to qualify.

This scholarship goes to a student who will be a college junior or senior in the 2015-16 academic year and who intends to pursue a career in television or television related field.

Wilma Smith Scholarship
This is a new scholarship created to honor longtime WJW anchor Wilma Smith who retired in May 2013, after a 35 year career in Cleveland broadcasting. The $2,500 award is funded by WJW Fox 8. It is designated for a female college student from the Cleveland market who is currently a second or third year student majoring in a television-related field.

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter High School Scholarship
The $2,000 scholarship funded directly by our NATAS chapter members. It will be awarded to a current high school senior who plans to attend a four-year college and pursue a career in the television industry.

This is open to high school students attending a school anywhere in the membership area of our organization which includes Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Bowling Green, Toledo, Lima and Mansfield, Ohio; Erie, Pennsylvania; Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Bloomington, Lafayette, and Muncie, Indiana. 

Separate scholarship opportunities are also available through NATAS. Visit the national site  for details on the Jim McKay and Mike Wallace Memorial Scholarships.

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