Anthony F. Torrano Memorial Scholarship, The

Liberal and Creative Arts
Scholarship will be awarded for the Fall semester.

  • Awarding Department: Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
  • Scholarship Intent: The Anthony F. Torrano Memorial Scholarship is given to honor the life of KRON Video Journalist Tony Torrano. The scholarship provides financial support to benefit a Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts major who intends to pursue a career in Video Journalism.
  • Criteria:
    1) Open to a Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts major who intends to pursue a career in Video Journalism.
    2) Successful candidate will be studying broadcast journalism as primary focus with television/video production as an area of emphasis.
  • Major: Single: Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: Masters/MFA/2nd BA
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: BECA Department
  • Campus Address: MH 339
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1787
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 2

Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your SFSU unofficial transcript.
  2. Will you be enrolled in the Fall 2024 semester?
  3. In under 700 words total, please briefly discuss: 1. What are your main areas of focus in the BECA major (theory/research; news; radio/podcasting; sports broadcasting; scriptwriting; audio production/design; video production/design; documentary; interactive/online media; other)? 2. What would you like to get out of the BECA program (career preparation, graduate-school preparation, creative skills, etc.) and how do you plan to put your knowledge into practice after you graduate? 3. What has been your strongest contribution to the BECA community? This could be related to your coursework, participation in classes, contributions to group projects, projects achieved on your own, participation in department organizations and events, etc. 4. Your financial need and how this scholarship will support your goals.