NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship

The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding undergraduate Latino students attending a U.S. post-secondary institution with an interest in the media and entertainment industry. The Program awards ten (10) $5,000 national scholarships to qualified rising sophomores and juniors and is sponsored by NBCUniversal and administered by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC).


Scholarship Program

The scholarship award of $5,000 will be divided into two equal disbursements of $2,500 made in the fall and spring.  Scholarships are non-renewable. Recipients are required to enroll as a full-time student and maintain a cumulative college grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent to be eligible for the second scholarship disbursement. 


After completion of the fall semester, recipients must submit a copy of their grade report and enrollment verification for the spring semester to the national office in order to receive the spring check disbursement. Scholarship awards are sent directly to the recipient’s college or university and deposited in the recipient’s name.  The funds will be allocated toward the payment of tuition and academic fees, and the purchase of required educational materials and books.  The school is the custodian of the funds and will disburse the award consistent with the purpose of this program.


Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.

  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.

  • Must be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.

  • Must have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome. 



The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship program is currently closed. 

2020-21 NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Recipients

University of Texas at Austin
Radio, Television, Film
St. Olaf University
Political Science & Management Studies
University of Maryland
Broadcast Journalism
Emerson College
Business of Creative Enterprises
University of Southern California
Cinema & Media
University of Southern California
Arizona State University
Sports Journalism
DePaul University
Graphic Design
Northeastern Illinois University
English & Education
Temple University
Journalism & Political Science

About NBCUniversal


NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. To learn more visit: www.nbcuniversal.com.

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