Commercial Radio Australia Brian White Awards

About the Scholarship


Imagine spending four weeks in the bustling newsrooms of Nine Radio, ARN, NOVA Entertainment, and Southern Cross Austereo (SCA), witnessing firsthand how the magic of radio news comes to life.

If you're a recent graduate or final-year student in Communications or Journalism, this is your chance to make that dream a reality!

Named after the trailblazing radio broadcaster Brian White, who made history as Australian commercial radio’s inaugural cadet journalist in 1953, the Brian White Scholarship stands as an annual beacon of industry excellence. Awarded by CRA, this prestigious radio news cadetship seeks out the finalist who best exemplifies a passion for and talent in radio news and current affairs reporting. 

If you’re ready to dive into the heart of radio journalism here’s your chance to work side by side with industry leaders in radio news. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from the best and shape the future of broadcasting.

Applications for the 2024 Brian White Scholarship open on May 1st and close on July 31st. Seize this chance to turn your passion for radio news into a thrilling career. Ready to apply? Click the links below.

Applications for the 2024 Brian White Scholarship will open in May 2024