2022 Student Production AWards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - Upper Midwest Emmy® Foundation
is proud to announce its 2022 Regional Student Production Awards

These awards recognize outstanding student achievements in video media production.

The presentation of these awards is intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence by those studying video media and journalism and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements by undergraduate college and/or high school students within the Upper Midwest Emmy® Region.

Entry Deadline
February 4, 2022 at 5PM
Eligibility Period
January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
For entries produced within Upper Midwest Region
March 4th, 2022
Awards Ceremony
April 1st, 2022
Graduate Hotel -
University of Minnesota

High school seniors & college students:

Let the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter/Foundation help you pay for some of your school tuition!

We offer $1,500 student scholarships to be used for tuition & books.  

Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college/university sophomores & juniors or graduate students living or attending school in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Foundation of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Application DEADLINE
February 2nd, 2024
High School Scholarships
College Scholarships

Bob Fransen Leadership Scholarship

Carlini Media Scholarship

Beaurline Family Scholarship


The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Foundation is committed to helping the next generation of media professionals. We offer scholarships to high school and college/university media students. We can’t do it without your help!

The NATAS - Upper Midwest Foundation is a 501 © 3 non-profit organization Tax ID 20-1848994.

Each year the Upper Midwest Emmy® Foundation awards scholarships to media students majoring in video media production or video journalism within our chapter region.

Since 2002, the NATAS-UMW Foundation has awarded 98 scholarships worth $220,500 to regional students who want to study media production or journalism in college.

Mobile Donations



to phone number 56651

And follow prompts to donate to Emmy® scholarships & classroom grants.


The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Foundation is offering Grant Opportunities to help make students’ academic achievement dreams come true


  • Have a high probability of significant impact on student achievement and engagement.
  • Impact a significant number of students and/or impact a small number of students in a significant way over time.
  • Be primarily non-consumable (consumable items & training are allowable, if needed to use new equipment).

Classroom Grant application DEADLINE
February 2nd, 2024

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Foundation recognizes students who are an incredible technical asset to the overall success of a school or non-profit educational student video media program.

These are the hardest working, most engaged and active students in the school’s video program or club. The go-to students who help keep you on the air.

Educators may nominate one student from their school or organization’s media program. Students should be behind-the-scenes production personnel.

Nomination DEADLINE
February 2nd, 2024