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2021 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 11, 2021

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

WHEATLAND (IOWA) F&B Communications is pleased to announce several college scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors in the service area.

In the nineteenth year of the program, F&B Communications will award one $500 local scholarship to a student based on scholastic achievement, citizenship and school and community activities.

F&B Communications will also partner with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) to support all eligible entries in a national scholarship program that will award several $2,500 scholarships. FRS also sponsors the following named scholarships: Everett Kneece Scholarship ($7,000), Good Neighbor Scholarship, and JSI Scholarship ($5,000).

Any graduating high school senior that lives in a household that receives services from F&B Communications in the service areas of Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden or Wheatland is eligible to apply.

An online application and program guidelines are available at http://www.fbc-tele.com/scholarship/. The completed application and accompanying materials must be submitted by March 5, 2021.

The application includes a brief essay and an educator’s statement form. Students must also submit one letter of recommendation from a local community leader and a copy of his/her grade transcripts.

Additional scholarship opportunities are available for eligible students through F&B Communications’ association with Aureon and the Iowa Communications Alliance.

The Aureon scholarship is available to students pursuing a STEM-related course of study. The Aureon program will award over $10,000. Individual scholarships will range from $1,000 to $3,000. The application deadline for this scholarship is March 1, 2021.

The Iowa Communications Alliance (ICA) offers one $1,500 college scholarship to a high school senior. The application deadline for this scholarship is March 4, 2021.

Information and applications for the Aureon and ICA scholarships are also available at http://www.fbc-tele.com/scholarship/.

F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications provider offering telephone, long distance, Skitter TV video, high-speed fiber and DSL Internet, and home security services to customers in the Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden and Wheatland exchanges and surrounding areas. The company also provides computer sales and service through their Technology Solutions retail store.

To learn more about F&B Communications, visit http://www.fbc-tele.com.

For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Assistant General Manager, 563-374-1236