Alex Trebek Legacy Fellowships

Executive Producer Harry Friedman (8th from right) with the recipients of the Alex Trebek Legacy Fund Fellowships at the Television Academy Foundation's 2022 Media Educators Conference.


The Television Academy Foundation is proud to offer Alex Trebek Legacy Fellowships for attendees to the 2024 Media Educators Conference. Named in honor of the late Alex Trebek, longtime host of the quiz show  Jeopardy!, the Alex Trebek Legacy Fellowships will cover costs including registration, travel and/or hotel accommodations for this year's conference. Preference will be given to attendees from minority-serving institutions. Applicants must attend the entire conference. The Alex Trebek Legacy Fellowships have been made possible thanks to a generous gift from The Harry & Judy Friedman Family Foundation.

Note: Previous Alex Trebek Legacy Fellowship recipients and applicants are welcome to reapply.

Eligibility requirements

Preference for Fellowship applicants:

    1. Instruct at a Minority Serving Institution (per US DOE's definition).
    2. Instruct at an institution with a significant minority student population.
    3. Have not previously attended the Faculty Seminar.

    If you wish to apply for a Media Educators Conference fellowship, please click here.

    The deadline to apply is September 3, 2024.

    updated 4.05.24

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