By Stephanie Ciccarelli
October 18, 2009
Have you heard about a new scholarship opportunity for aspiring voice over talent?
The Chuck Riley Memorial Scholarship will be given to a different candidate each year who demonstrates artistic ability, passion for voice overs, and financial need.
Want to hear more?
Learn about this opportunity now.
A new voice over scholarship named for Chuck Riley (1940-2007), one of the founding members of VoiceHunter.com, has been recently created and is now accepting applications. The scholarship will help one voiceover student get the start he or she hoped to get in voiceovers but could not otherwise afford.
Applications are being accepted through April 30th, 2010 for students with aspirations of becoming a voiceover professional.
Applicants must be:
à¹ Legal U.S. residents
à¹ 18 years of age or older
à¹ Have an annual household income under $30,000
à¹ Have a passion for voiceovers, acting and performance
According to the company, no current, professional voiceover talent will be eligible.
The scholarship winner will receive:
à¹ 6 voiceover performance lessons
à¹ 6 voiceover business lessons
à¹ The entire VOCareer.com 'Guide to Breaking into Voiceovers' series
à¹ A completed, fully produced professional voiceover demo
The winner of the scholarship will also be eligible for additional items such as studio equipment, voiceover marketplace website memberships and other training products donated in cash or goods from other members of the voiceover community.
Members of the voiceover community are encouraged to contribute by e-mailing Talent@VOCareer.com.
Interested applicants should go to StartAVOCareer.com for a complete application. Students, veterans and disabled persons are strongly encouraged to apply.