The Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) invites college undergraduates, graduate students and working professionals to apply for one of the Foundation's many scholarships and fellowships for 2014. The application period opens today, January 6 and closes May 2, 2014. Complete details about all of the available scholarships and how to apply can be found online at

"RTDNF welcomes students from journalism schools across the country to apply today," said RTDNF Chairman Vincent Duffy. "We're delighted to be able to help them reach their educational and career goals."

"We are looking for the best and brightest students who are pursuing careers in electronic journalism," added Mike Cavender, RTDNF Executive Director. "The winners will become part of an elite group of recipients who have shown exceptional promise."

Scholarship and Fellowship winners will be invited to the 2015 First Amendment Awards Dinner in Washington and Excellence in Journalism 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

RTDNF, a 501 (c) 3 educational foundation, was created to help RTDNA members embody and uphold the standards of ethical journalism and promote leadership in the newsroom. RTDNF offers the electronic news community professional development opportunities, an open forum for the discussion of ethics, assistance with the development of leadership skills, support of First Amendment issues and the exchange of ideas and perspectives from electronic journalists worldwide. The Foundation also provides scholarships and fellowships to aspiring and early-career electronic journalists.