Royal Television Society Undergraduate Bursary

The Royal Television Society is investing £60,000 a year to support UK students studying full-time accredited degree courses in either Television Production or Broadcast Journalism. They have 20 bursaries each worth £3,000 to award to students who have places to study on a course listed at the end of these Guidance Notes, all of which are accredited either by Creative Skillset or the Broadcast Journalism Training Council. Bursaries are available to students from households with an income of less than £25,000 a year. They are to support living expenses and will be paid in 3 instalments of £1,000 cash a year.

More information and how to apply here

BJTC Awards 2013

Watch video montage here

Broadcast and online student journalists had plenty to celebrate at the BJTC Awards 2013 held in Coventry.

There was an impressive showcase of stories ranging from Bulimia to the refugee crisis in Syria.

BBC Political Correspondent Chris Mason was on hand to host the ceremony and also share with the students his own inspiring career journey. His advice to the gathered students and graduates was never to give up and always believe you can achieve. (Read more here)