About the Scholarship

The Sandy Schenker Capell scholarship was established to honor Sandy and her commitment to mentoring and developing young talent in media. Media Alliance of Houston is awarding a scholarship to an outstanding Houston Area high school senior students who show interest in a media career.

The candidate for this scholarship must demonstrate Community Commitment, Leadership, Motivation, and Determination. The amount must be used for educational expenses to avoid the financial burden.


How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • In order to receive this scholarship award amount, you must complete and submit the scholarship application form to the financial aid department as soon as possible.

  • In addition to that, you are also required to submit the official high school transcript where you are currently studying to prove your academic excellence.

  • Also, three letters of recommendation should be submitted from your current high school teacher or counselor.

  • Additionally, you must type an essay on the question given by the financial aid department and it shouldn't exceed 500 words.


Award Amount and Deadline

The organization is providing $2500 to one eligible applicant per an academic year.

The Deadline for this scholarship is April 8th, 2019.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be attending a Houston area high school senior.

  • A student must be interested in a career in media.

  • A candidate must-have good academic standing and other achievements.