Scott Campitelli Memorial Scholarship

Scott Campitelli

Scott Campitelli was the long-time Executive Director of Media Factory partner RETN, and spent his entire career in the greater Burlington area as an educator and media professional. 

This scholarship was created to honor Scott's deep passion for community media, lifelong learning, and free speech. It is offered to any Vermont High School Senior who is pursuing an education in radio, television, broadcasting, or film. 

The ideal candidate will represent the qualities that Scott exhibited in his daily life; a commitment to community, a love of story, and a strong belief that all communities need to have access to accurate and unfiltered information.



  • Reside in Vermont
  • Graduating from high school or receiving a GED by June 2020
  • Seek secondary education in communications, media, or related field
  • Demonstrate school/community involvement
  • Demonstrate academic achievement

Required Documents

  • Application
  • Personal essay
  • Short video or audio submission of your work
  • Official transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation (non-relative and one focused on community involvement)


Amount: One scholarship up to $2,000

Application Deadline: May 10, 2020

Award: June 1, 2020


This scholarship may not be used to offset a student's financial aid award.


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The Media Factory plans to permanently endow this scholarship in Scott’s honor. If you would like to contribute to this fund and support a graduating Vermont Senior, please donate here.