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Cher Allen Memorial Broadcasting Scholarship

Cher Allen Memorial Broadcasting Scholarship

(L-R) Former WBKB-TV (Alpena) GM Cher Allen, former MAB Director of Programs Jacquelin Timm, Steve Marks, former MAB President/CEO Karole White
(L-R) Former WBKB-TV (Alpena) GM Cher Allen, former MAB Director of Programs Jacquelin Timm, Steve Marks, former MAB President/CEO Karole White

One $1,000 Scholarship Awarded

Cherryl "Cher" Lynn Allen was a long-time employee of WBKB-TV (Alpena). Over the course of 35 years, Allen worked in many positions at WBKB-TV, retiring as the general manager.

Cher was an active member of the MAB, having served on several committees and was a regular attendee at conferences.

A scholarship given in her name was established by her longtime friend and station owner Stephen Marks. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual whose desire it is to enter into broadcast management.

Scholarship applications are due at 5:00 pm EST on January 13, 2023

Applicants must have at least one semester of schooling remaining at their respective institution (no graduating seniors). Those applying should have an interest in broadcast and broadcast management and be enrolled at a Michigan college, university, or trade school.

Application includes:

  1. Resume
  2. Two letters of recommendation
  3. Student ID number
  4. Up to 500 word essay outlining career goals
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