TKN Scholarship

The Knowledge Network of Greater Omaha (TKN) will offer scholarship opportunities for current and Fall 2017 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 2018 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 2016/2017 TKN Scholarship application period is now closed. Look for the 2017/2018 Scholarship period to open in late 2017/early 2018!

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

TKN Scholarship Application

The 2016/2017 TKN Scholarship Application period is closed. Watch this site for the 2018 scholarship application period!