It’s a great time to be a student!

Students get ready! In just a couple of days, the opportunities begin! The Call for Entries Rulebooks for the 2023 Suncoast Student Production Awards will go online February 1, 2023.
Eligibility Period: February 1, 2022, to January 31, 2023. Don’t delay! Enter early!

The deadline to enter is March 1, 2023.


The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors and to college/university students (undergraduate students ONLY) who reside within the SUNCOAST REGION that includes the State of Florida, the State of Louisiana, the Mobile–Pensacola Market area, and Puerto Rico. Students MUST plan to attend or currently attend a four-year college/university with a declared major in Communications/Broadcasting with a concentration in television in the SUNCOAST REGION. Last year the Suncoast Chapter awarded a total of $93,175 to 27 Suncoast Region students.

The application process will begin on February 1, 2023. The deadline to apply for a Suncoast Scholarship is March 1, 2023. Stay tuned …

Betsy Behrens Retires

On Saturday, January 21, 2023, the Board of Governors had the privilege to honor Betsy Behrens for her 46 years of tireless dedication to the Suncoast Chapter. Betsy has devoted countless hours of service to the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences since 1977. We wish her all the best! We love you, Betsy!

Betsy Behrens Retirement Dinner Photo Gallery