CRB/CRS Now Accepting Applications For Rusty Walker Scholarships


The Country Radio Broadcasters are now accepting applications for the Rusty Walker Scholarship program, which provides for an all-expense paid trip and attendance to CRS 2017, to be held Feb. 22-24, 2017.

Interested parties can apply now through Monday, November 7, 2016 at and click on the Rusty Walker Scholarship link. 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 this year.

Each scholarship includes a full CRS 2017 registration, as well as airfare and hotel room expenses for three nights (Wednesday,  Feb. 22, 2017 – Friday, February 24, 2017).  Scholars will be recognized at the CRS 2017 opening ceremonies and will have the opportunity to meet and engage with CRS board members during the three-day seminar.  Staff from RWPC 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 will be held Wednesday, February 22 through Friday, February 24 at the luxurious Omni Nashville, in the heart of downtown Nashville.  Register to attend CRS 2017 today by visiting or by calling the CRS offices at 615-327-4487.  Registration is now available at the “Regular Rate” of $599.  

About Country Radio Seminar: Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio. CRS 2017 will be held Feb. 22-24, 2017. Visit at for more information. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Twitter. (Hashtag #CRS2017).

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