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For Students in our Region

WQPT Public Television

WQPT is pleased to offer a Broadcast Scholarship to students pursuing a career in broadcasting. The annual award can be applied to tuition, books, and fees. WQPT will forward the scholarship funds to Western Illinois University.

Interested students may request an application through WQPT by calling 309-764-2400 or 1-800-877-413-2424 or through Applications will be accepted through April 19, 2013.


  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled at Western Illinois University in the broadcasting program
  • Reside in WQPT’s viewing area or have recently graduated from a high school in the WQPT viewing area
  • Overall 2.5 GPA
  • Broadcast Classes 3.0 GPA (not applicable to incoming college freshmen)
  • Preference given to full-time students although part-time students may apply.

Broadcast Scholarship Application 2013

Application must be postmarked by Friday, April 19, 2013