Nate Shaw Memorial Scholarship
The Nate Shaw Memorial Scholarship is open to all young professionals working in public media as well as paid or unpaid interns.
Nate was a public media pioneer and the founding president of DEI, which became Greater Public in 2013. He was one of the first general managers in the public media system to harness the power of public participation and is considered one of the founding fathers of the “listener supported” model that we have today. Generous donations from Nate’s friends, family, and colleagues support this fund.
Michael Soper Memorial Scholarship
The Michael Soper Memorial Scholarship supports development staff working at public television stations.
Soper was a former PBS senior executive who guided development of public television’s early revenue strategies. Generous donations from Michael’s friends and former colleagues support this fund.
Kathy Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Kathy Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund helps full-time corporate support professionals actively employed at public broadcasting stations attend the PMDMC.
Kathy Rogers was a beloved underwriting executive at Houston Public Media who passed away in January 2015. This scholarship was created by friends and colleagues of Kathy who wanted to extend her legacy of encouragement to corporate support professionals from around the country. Learn more about Kathy’s extraordinary work in public broadcasting.