1. To be eligible to apply for the Janno Media Award, applicants must:
- be a final year student on BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism - P500 (full time) or BA (Hons) Journalism – P502 (full time)
- be taking Documenting News and/or Podcasting modules
2. Please do not send your scholarship application before or with an application to study at NTU. You must have started your final year on the BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism or BA (Hons) Journalism course and been allocated an NTU ID number, before submitting your scholarship application.
3. This scholarship is open to UK and international applicants.
4. Students who receive sponsorship (i.e., some or all of your tuition fees are being paid for) from their employers, government or a funding body are not eligible to apply for this scholarship award.
5. Applicants may only apply for this scholarship once per academic year.
6. Applicants are only eligible to apply for this scholarship if they have enrolled on the final year of their course in the 2022/23 academic year.
7. Applications received after 16:00 GMT (4 pm) on the day of the deadline will not be considered.
8. This application form is for eligible undergraduate courses only. Please do not use this form to apply for postgraduate scholarships or research funding.
9. If you meet the eligibility criteria, one award of up to £5,000 is available, plus a loan of field recording equipment up to the value of £1,500.
10. The award must be used to expand on the podcast/radio documentary content produced as part of the student’s course into an 8–10-part series, released weekly over at least two months by Janno Media. Each episode can be any length.
11. The awardee must consent to Janno Media having access to the content created and consent to this being used as part of a mini-series released weekly on Janno Media platforms for at least two months. Janno Media will hold some rights to the content produced and will always credit the awardee with any publication of content.
12. The scholarship will be awarded as a cash bursary and an equipment loan. The cash bursary will be paid as soon as possible following award and acceptance of the scholarship in your final year of study.
13. It is expected that any money received as part of the scholarship will be spent on materials and resources directly linked to the recipient’s final year project and receipts may be requested.
14. The scholarship is not transferable and will not be awarded if you choose to withdraw from or defer your final year, or if you choose to transfer to a different course at NTU. Students may re-apply for the scholarship should it still be available.
15. Applicants will be informed whether they have (or have not) been awarded a scholarship (and of the value of the scholarship award they have been awarded) within four weeks of the application deadline dates.
16. The scholarship will be awarded when an applicant accepts their scholarship offer. If you do not formally accept the scholarship within the given deadline, then NTU reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship and award to another candidate.
17. Scholarships are competitive, and selection is based on the information provided on the scholarship application form. It is, therefore, of great importance that you give your scholarship statements careful thought and preparation, and that you refer to the criteria provided on the application form.
18. If your scholarship application is successful, we may ask you to become a student ambassador, or appear in online and / or printed marketing materials for NTU, such as the Alumni Magazine. For example, providing a student profile, quote, case study and photograph which may be used to promote NTU and NTU’s scholarship schemes and courses. Your name and course will be printed in the annual Donor Report. If you do not wish for us to use your data in this manner, please notify us as soon as possible by emailing NTU.email@example.com
19. As a recipient of a donor-funded scholarship, you may be expected to be involved in the following activities to assist the University in thanking donors for their donation and to demonstrate the impact that donor-funded awards have on students and NTU:
o Write a thank you letter to your donor which introduces yourself (providing your name and subject of study);
o Write an end of year report which will be shared with your donor to explain the impact that the scholarship has had on your studies and your university life – within the report you will be expected to provide your name and project details;
o Attend an introduction event during your studies at NTU, where you will:
- Meet other scholarship winners and members of NTU staff;
- Get advice on how to write your thank you letter and end of year report.
o Attend other University events, from time to time, to meet and thank donors.
20. In the event that a student who has been awarded a scholarship fails to complete an eligible course or withdraws from the course and chooses to retake the course or undertakes another eligible course then the scholarship will not be applied again, regardless of the reason for doing so. Students may re-apply for the scholarship should it still be available.
21. In the event that a student who has been awarded a scholarship withdraws from the course or their studies are suspended or terminated (by the student or by NTU), they will not be eligible to receive the award and may be asked to repay any monies already paid to them.
22. Any equipment loaned to the student remains the property of Janno Productions Ltd and must be returned to them at the end of the project or as soon as the student withdraws from the course, if applicable. Following a period of suspension and upon resumption of studies, NTU may at its discretion, review, and where appropriate reinstate, a student’s entitlement to the scholarship.
23. If a student is required to repeat an academic year of study (either in full or in part), the scholarship will not be awarded a second time.
24. Students are obliged to inform NTU immediately of any change in their circumstances, which may affect their entitlement to receive the scholarship. In the event of failure by a student to notify NTU promptly of any such changes, NTU will be entitled to recover any payments made or adjust (as appropriate) the scholarship amount.
25. If a student makes a false or materially incorrect declaration that resulted in NTU awarding them the scholarship, then the scholarship will be cancelled, and no payments will be made. Depending on circumstance, NTU may attempt to recover some or all of any payments already made.
26. If NTU makes a payment which was not expected or where the amount is incorrect, the student must let NTU know as soon as they are aware that this has happened. NTU will be entitled to recover any payments made in error.
27. NTU’s decision in all matters relating to the scholarship is final.