MACKIE AND THE SAE INSTITUTE OFFER FIRST EVER DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
January 20, 2005 - Anaheim, CA, NAMM - Building on a longstanding educational partnership, Mackie and the SAE Institute are pleased to announce the first ever SAE Institute/Mackie International Scholarship Contest which will award two full scholarships to SAE's Audio Technology Program. One international and one US winner will be chosen from submissions sent by applicants to the 41 participating SAE campuses around the world.
Mackie products have long played an important role in SAE's established tradition of providing students with extensive access to the most relevant professional audio gear available today. Products such as the Mackie Digital 8 Bus mixer, along with numerous analog mixers, studio monitors and other recording tools play a prominent role in SAE's educational curriculum. Products such as Mackie Tracktion recording software continue to keep students on the cutting-edge of modern recording technologies.
SAE Institute campuses will be directly accepting entries for the new Mackie scholarships beginning in February 2005, and running through March 31, 2005. Each individual school will select two finalists from their location. These winning school entries will then be submitted to Mackie for final judging.
As part of the application process, potential students must submit a portfolio of creative works or productions for review. Entrants must also detail an outline of their own relevant experiences and goals in the audio industry, as well as stating why they should be chosen to receive the full scholarship. Applicants will then mail entries and related submissions to the SAE campus that they would like to attend. Downloadable applications will be available on the www.sae.edu beginning in February.
SAE Institute's Vice President of US Marketing Mark Martin commented, "SAE Institute, in a combined international effort, is very proud to announce this latest scholarship initiative with Mackie. Such a program not only shows the extent of LOUD Technologies support throughout all of our 40-plus campuses, but also reinforces SAE's importance to manufacturers as the premiere educational environment where the latest technologies can be applied.” Martin continues, “Our continued educational partnership with the Mackie brand helps provide students with an advanced, yet practical platform that they will see throughout their careers. To be able to offer these professional tools to our current students, and the two scholarship recipients, is an accomplishment that both companies believe will help drive the success of our students for years to come.”
About SAE Institute
With their world headquarters in Byron Bay, Australia, SAE Institute is the world's first and largest network of audio and Creative Media education centers. SAE is affiliated with Middlesex University (England), Southern Cross University (Australia) and Southern Institute of Technology (New Zealand). The Institute operates over 40 campuses in 22 countries on four continents. It offers diploma and full degree programs in audio technology, recording arts, filmmaking, 3D animation and multimedia arts.
Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems. Mackie products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical tours. For more information visit: www.mackie.com.
Mackie is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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