TKN Scholarship

The Knowledge Network of Greater Omaha (TKN) will offer scholarship opportunities for current and Fall 2018 students who are planning to attend or currently attending a higher secondary educational institution and majoring in media production /broadcasting. High school seniors must graduate by June 2019 from an Omaha Public High School or Westside High School. Applicants must plan to major in media production/broadcasting (TV/Radio/Film) and be a student who has consistently maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The 2018/2019 TKN Scholarship application period is now Open! Scroll down for Guidelines and Application forms

TKN Scholarship Winners

The Knowledge Network of Greater Omaha congratulates our 2017 TKN Scholarship winners! They were chosen based on these criteria: Current and Fall 2016 students who will attend Iowa Western Community College, Metropolitan Community College, Creighton University or University of Nebraska Omaha. Applicants must plan to major in media production/broadcasting (TV/Radio/Film/Video Journalism) and be a student who has consistently maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher..

  • Jaelyn Hinkle, Iowa Western Community College
  • Riley Martin, Iowa Western Community College
  • Megan Grant, Metropolitan Community College
  • Edith Blaske, Metropolitan Community College
  • Emily Morgan, Central High School, Omaha Public Schools
  • Virgin Palmo-Blanco, Bryan High School, Omaha Public Schools
  • Jazmin Pineda-Bustos, South High School, Omaha Public Schools
  • Mitchell Francis, Westside Community Schools
  • Danielle Meadows, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Brandon McDermott, University of Nebraska Omaha

TKN Scholarship Guidelines

To provide financial aid to a student from a member institution (Creighton University, Iowa Western Community College, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha Public Schools, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Westside Community Schools) planning to attend or currently attending a higher secondary educational institution and majoring in media production/broadcasting.

 

STUDENT APPLYING MUST:

  • Apply and be accepted for admission to a higher secondary educational institution
  • Plan to major in media production/broadcasting (TV/Radio/Film)
  • Be a student who has consistently maintained a grade average of 3.0
  • Have contributed to a Broadcast and Video Production program through their academic accomplishments, leadership skills, or technological knowledge
  • Complete an application form (available online @ tknomaha.org)
  • Write an essay of up to 500 words stating your career goals in the production/broadcasting (TV/Radio/Film) field
  • Submit a short sample(s) of your work on DVD, or a URL for online viewing, with a clear description of the project(s) shown and your role in the projects
  • One letter of recommendation (maximum of one page) from two individuals (a teacher or an academic/career advisor)

Scholarship recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress.

SUBMIT REQUESTED INFORMATION TO:

The Knowledge Network
Scholarship application
6001 Dodge Street
CPACS Room 200
Omaha, NE 68182

  • Proof of admittance, if a high school senior, to a higher secondary educational institution
  • Completed scholarship application
  • 500 word (max)essay
  • DVD or a URL for an online sample of work
  • 2 letters of recommendation