Application Deadline Set for CRB/CRS Rusty Walker Scholarship Program

Oct 12 2017

Applications due no later than Oct. 23; Apply now at

The Country Radio Broadcasters have announced the deadline for submitting Rusty Walker Scholarship applications. Interested parties can apply now through Oct. 23, 2017 at

Each applicant must fill out an online application and submit a paragraph explaining why he/she should be considered as a Rusty Walker Scholar. Eligible applicants must be a full-time radio station employee and a first time CRS attendee. Three individual scholarships will be awarded.

Each scholarship provides an all-expense paid trip to CRS 2018, including a full registration, airfare and hotel room expenses for three nights (Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 – Wednesday, February 7, 2018). Scholars will be recognized at the CRS 2018 opening ceremonies and will have the opportunity to meet and engage with CRS board members during the three-day seminar. Staff from Rusty Walker Programming will also meet with the winning applicants.

The Rusty Walker Scholarship program is named in honor of Country Radio Hall of Fame member Rusty Walker, who passed away in May 2012 at the age of 59.

Country Radio Seminar is the premiere educational and networking event for Country radio and music industry professionals, offering attendees access to informative panels, countless networking opportunities, prominent speakers, research presentations and intimate performances from some of today’s biggest stars and emerging artists. Panels at CRS cover a broad range of topics relevant to today’s Country radio industry, including social media and digital innovations, PPM, brand strategies, leadership skills, consumer research studies, the relationships and economics of the radio and record industries and much more.Visit for more information. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Twitter (Hashtag #CRS2018).