NBA Foundation Student Scholarship

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation offers two $1,500 scholarships to assist students enrolled in broadcasting-related educational programs at 4-year public or private colleges and universities. Students who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Application deadline is March 2, 2017 and all applications must be received by NBA office by this date.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Four-year Colleges & Universities

Applicant must have completed 60 credits as of May 31, 2016 and must be majoring in broadcasting, communications, or a related field at a four-year public or private college or university.

  1. Applicants must have a Nebraska connection in that they must have either graduated from a Nebraska high school OR be attending a Nebraska college or
  1. Applicants must be planning a career in radio or television
  1. Previous NBA scholarship winners are not eligible.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. All applicants must complete the NBA Foundation Scholarship Application Form.
  1. All applicants must submit the following materials:
    • Completed application form;
    • Copy of current official transcript of college/university grades;
    • Two brief letters of recommendation supporting the application;
    • An original essay written by the applicant forecasting what the broadcasting industry will be like in five years, and how the applicant believes he or she will contribute to radio or television during that time; the essay must be typed (double-spaced) and should not exceed three pages in length.
  1. All application materials must be received by March 2, 2017.
    • Send completed application to:
      Jim Timm – NBA Foundation
      11414 West Center Rd., Suite 342
      Omaha, NE  68144

APPLICATION FORM 

IMPORTANT – Please type all information.  Application forms may be photocopied or computer generated. You may also download this form at www.ne.ba.org

****No handwritten applications will be accepted.  Thank you. 

NAME                                                                                                                

SCHOOL                                                                                                           

MAJOR                                                                                                             

# OF CREDITS COMPLETED AS OF May 31, 2016:                                 

ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE:                                                         

PERMANENT ADDRESS:

 

 

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

 

 

TELEPHONE (                     )                                                                    (HOME) 

(                      )                                                                    (SCHOOL) 

E-MAIL ADDRESS: __________________________________________

COMMUNITY OF BIRTH: ___________________________________________ 

NAME & LOCATION OF HIGH SCHOOL FROM WHICH YOU GRADUATED:

 

APPLICATION FORM:

NAME:

CAREER GOAL:

 

POST HIGH SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

 

BROADCASTING EXPERIENCE (may include internships, part-or full-time work experience, and work at student broadcast facilities)

 

CURRENT CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE:                            /4.0 

Scholarship finalists may be asked to participate in a personal interview.

This application form, and accompanying official transcript, letters of recommendation, and essay, are due at the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation office by March 2, 2017.

See Application Procedures for mailing address.

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