The UK Royal Television Society (RTS) has named the recipients of is 2017 undergraduate bursary scheme, designed to widen participation in media and related industries and support talented students from lower income backgrounds seeking to pursue a career in television.
The 2017 bursary scheme offers 22 bursaries for Television Production and Broadcast Journalism students and seven bursaries for Computing and Engineering undergraduates, bringing the total amount invested in the two schemes this year to £87,000 (€98,200). The schemes are funded by the RTS with support from All3Media, who have sponsored two places.
During their studies, each recipient will be given £1,000 per year to assist with their expenses and living costs. In addition, each beneficiary will receive free membership of the RTS and The Hospital Club while studying, and one year’s free membership of the RTS after they graduate.