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



Applications are closed for the 2018-19 Academic year.


2019-20 Applications will open and be available on our website September 10, 2019

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation offers college scholarships to assist students enrolled in radio and/or television broadcasting or broadcast journalism educational programs at colleges, universities or technical colleges in Nebraska. Students meeting our requirements are encouraged to submit their application by the stated deadline. The minimum scholarship awarded is $2,000.00, from a total annual pool of up to $25,000.00. The number of scholarships and total dollar amount awarded each year is at the discretion of the NBA Foundation Board of Directors based on application quality and quantity.

NBA Foundation Scholarships: $2,000.00
Dick Palmquist Scholarships: $2,500.00
Marty Riemenschneider Scholarships: $3,500.00


Applicants must have completed at least one half of their degree or graduation requirements in a broadcast or broadcast journalism course of study at a public or private college, university or technical college in Nebraska. The following schools have been designated as eligible by the NBA Foundation Board:

Central Community College Hastings
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Doane University Crete
University of Nebraska Omaha
Northeast Community College Norfolk
Wayne State College Wayne
University of Nebraska Kearney

Applicants must be planning a career that will use radio and/or television broadcasting or broadcast journalism skills, ideally in a broadcast station environment. This includes engineering, news, programming, sales and other common departments. Applicants must also demonstrate superior academic performance, high integrity, and a solid understanding of their personal and professional responsibilities.


In addition to meeting the eligibility requirements outlined above: