CRB/CRS Now Accepting Applications for Rusty Walker Scholarships
(Nashville, Tenn. – Oct. 24, 2018) Each year, through the Rusty Walker Scholarship program, Country Radio Seminar gives complimentary registration to three driven radio employees who have never had the opportunity to attend the 3-day educational and networking event.
The Country Radio Broadcasters are now accepting applications for the scholarship program, which will provide travel, accommodations and complimentary registration to attendance to the 50th Anniversary Country Radio Seminar, to be held Feb.13-15, 2019. Individuals that are interested in applying must do so by end of the day on Nov. 13, 2018.
Interested parties can apply now at www.countryradioseminar.com/rusty-walker-scholarship. Each applicant must fill out an online application and submit a paragraph explaining why he/she should be considered as a Rusty Walker Scholar. Eligible applicants must be a full-time radio station employee and a first time CRS attendee. Three individual scholarships will be awarded.
Each scholarship includes a full CRS 50th registration, as well as airfare and hotel room expenses for three nights (Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 – Friday, Feb. 15, 2019). Scholars will be recognized at the CRS 2019 opening ceremonies and will have the opportunity to meet and engage with CRS board members during the three-day seminar.
The Rusty Walker Scholarship program is named in honor of Country Radio Hall of Fame member Rusty Walker, who passed away in May 2012 at the age of 59.
Country Radio Seminar is the premier educational and networking event for Country radio and music industry professionals, offering attendees access to informative panels, countless networking opportunities, prominent speakers, research presentations and intimate performances from some of today’s biggest stars and emerging artists.
Panels at CRS cover a broad range of topics relevant to today’s Country radio industry, including social media and digital innovations, PPM, brand strategies, leadership skills, consumer research studies, the relationships and economics of the radio and record industries and much more.