Black Hills FOX Rising Star Scholarship Contest

Award Amount: $7,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 9, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

KEVN Black Hills FOX TV and Granite Automotive are going to give you a chance to become the next “Rising Star of the West” through this “Black Hills FOX Rising Star scholarship contest”. Students at high schools or home-schools within the KEVN coverage area are eligible to apply. They will get that group down to four finalists and they’ll be back to compete for the scholarship money.

Host Institution:

KEVN-LD, virtual channel 7 (UHF digital channel 23), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. Owned by Gray Television, the station is a sister to ABC affiliate KOTA-TV, and the two stations have a co-located studio/office and transmitter facility located on Skyline Drive in Rapid City.


To receive the Black Hills FOX Rising Star scholarship contest, a recipient must:

  • Entrants must be students at high schools or home-schools within the KEVN coverage area.
  • Selected participants are required to tape their on-air segments at the KEVN TV studios at a designated time and the segment will be subject to editorial approval by KEVN.
  • Participants agree that KEVN shall maintain the right to publicize and broadcast their name, likeness, and voice as a participant in this contest and shall be required to sign a publicity release waiver form.
  • Finalists must be available to come to the KEVN studios in April 2018 to prepare for the final on-air competition in April & May.
  • Employees of KEVN TV, KOTA TV, Gray Television and Granite Automotive, their immediate families and persons living in their households are not eligible

Instructions for Applying:

Application form can be downloaded by the given link:–2018-3.pdf

Supporting Documents:

To apply applicants must create a video segment (30 to 60 seconds) showing you speaking about any topic of interest to you, your fellow students or the reporting of events occurring in your high school community.

Submitting Details:

All materials, including transcript, must be either mail or email to-

Rising Star of the West
KEVN Black Hills FOX TV
2001 Skyline Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701


Award Description:

This year the scholarship provides $7,500 in scholarship money from Black Hills FOX and Granite Automotive will be up for grabs for Black Hills area high school students.

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