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Scholarships

RTC NETWORKS IS AWARDING UP TO $40,000 IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES.

Individual Awards up to $2,500.

Applications are due March 1, 2024. Eligible students may apply online at myRTCNetworks.com/scholarships.

HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY

The 2024 RTC Networks scholarship application is available now!

WE WILL ALSO NEED THE FOLLOWING

  • A transcript from your high school signed by a school official.
  • One letter of recommendation from a local community leader (examples include elected official, local business leader, clergy/pastor, etc.).
  • An essay (500 words or less) discussing how RTC Networks services have impacted your life.

CRITERIA & ELIGIBILITY

  • Complete and sign the application and submit with the additional required documents.
  • Be a graduating high school senior entering your freshman year of college in the fall of 2024.
  • Be a current member of RTC Networks. To be a member, you or your parents/guardians must have service from RTC Networks.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Have a ā€œCā€ (2.0) average or better grade 9 through December of grade 12.
  • Be accepted by an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school.
  • Have been involved in 4 different extra-curricular activities (school, employment, community) during high school. List each activity only once, regardless of the number of years involved.

AWARD PROCEDURE

  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a qualified review committee.
  • 2024 Winners will be notified by May 2024.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a one-time basis and will not be renewable.
  • The scholarship check will be mailed to the Financial Aid Office of the institution you will be attending. The check will be made out in the names of the scholarship recipient and the institution.
  • If a recipient withdraws from school or elects to attend a non-accredited school after receiving a scholarship, the scholarship will be terminated and any refunds from the school will go to RTC Networks.
  • Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender or disability. Children of current RTC Networks employees or directors are ineligible.
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Foundation for Rural Service

Scholarship

HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY

Apply NOW!
The application window is now open and will close February 16, 2024.

FRS ONLINE APPLICATION

HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY

Apply NOW!
The application window is now open and will close March 12, 2024.

WHY SHOULD I APPLY?

  • Educates students about the policy making process through meetings with Congressional and FCC staff members.
  • Students gain insight into the challenges of providing quality broadband in their rural communities.
  • An opportunity to visit famous historical sites including the Lincoln Memorial, the U.S. Capitol, Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Allows students to meet youth from rural areas across the country, develop leadership skills and help point their communities toward the future.

2023 Scholarship Recipients

RTC Networks Awarded $40,000 in College Scholarships to 2023 High School Graduates. Congratulations to the 34 recipients!