BAARC Scholarship for Excellence in Bay Area Radio & Audio Media

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

  • Awarding Department: BECA
  • Scholarship Intent: The Bay Area Advertising Relief Committee (BAARC) is establishing this scholarship at the request of the Northern California Broadcasting Association (NCBA). BAARC’s goals are to provide mentoring, career, and life assistance for individuals involved in the media industry universe. The intent of this scholarship is to support a Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts student with their education. The goal is to provide resources to support that student as they begin their career trajectory.
  • Criteria:
    1) Recipient must have been a resident of one of the Bay Area counties for two years prior to the semester in which they are awarded the scholarship.
    2) Submission of a one page maximum statement describing financial need and educational goals.
  • Major: BECA
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: Sophomore, Junior, Senior; Grad: Masters, MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and 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: 2.5; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: BECA Department
  • Campus Address: MH 339
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 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. Please upload your resume.
  3. Will you be enrolled in the Fall 2024 semester?
  4. 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.