11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

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, 2018 and all applications must be received by NBA office by this date.



  1. Four-year Colleges & Universities
    Applicant must be on track to complete 60 credits as of May 31, 2018 and must be majoring in broadcasting, communications, or a related field at a four-year public or private college or university.

  2. 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 university.

  3. Applicants must be planning a career in radio or television broadcasting.

  4. Previous NBA scholarship winners are not eligible.


  1. All applicants must complete the NBA Foundation Scholarship Application Form.

  2. 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.

  3. All application materials must be received by March 2, 2018.
    • Send completed application to: Mr. Jim Timm
      NBA Foundation
      11414 West Center Rd., Suite 342
      Omaha, NE  68144

Application Forms

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