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Townsquare Media accepting Erik Van Ness Scholarship applications

On November 19, 2002, Erik Van Ness lost his long battle with Cystic Fibrosis. With Erik’s passing, the radio industry lost one of the most creative individuals to ever occupy a production studio.

In Erik’s memory, Townsquare Media New Jersey, is proud to present this memorial scholarship in the hope of fostering the kind of creativity and passion he inspired in us. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, will be awarded to a New Jersey resident enrolled in an accredited college or university and majoring in broadcast television and/or radio production, or related courses. Related courses include broadcast journalism, audio production, and/or film/video production. Eligibility is at the sole discretion of the

Applications will be judged on overall creativity, originality, production values, and
impact to the listener.

Deadline for submitting application forms and supporting materials is December 9,

A panel of broadcasters will review all applications. The most qualified applicant
will be notified in mid-December of his/her award.

Questions about the scholarship application can be directed to Annette Petriccione at 800-
388-6397 or

Erik Van Ness Scholarship packet

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