Cathy Tran Awarded Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded Ph.D. student Cathy Tran the 2014 Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship in support of her research in children’s media.
In addition to receiving $10,000, Ms. Tran will be mentored by a children’s programming professional from the Television Academy’s Los Angeles chapter.
On April 23, Ms. Tran was presented with her award by Andy Sale of Ernst & Young at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in the Los Angeles NoHo Arts District. The Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship program is underwritten by Ernest & Young.
Ms. Tran is a fourth year doctoral student specializing in Learning, Cognition, and Development (LCD). Her research interests include technology, media, child development, cognition, informal learning, and motivation.