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2017 College Scholarship Program

Need some extra cash for college? Each spring a deserving high school senior in the F&B Communications telephone service area could receive up to $3,000 or more in college scholarships. Download an application form or stop by the business office in Wheatland to apply.

$500 SCHOLARSHIP F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications provider serving customers in the Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden and Wheatland telephone exchanges. The Board of Directors and employees of F&B Communications are committed to the education of local youth and believe learning is a lifelong process. F&B Communications will award one (1) $500 scholarship to a deserving high school senior in the service area based on scholastic achievement, citizenship and school and community activities.

FRS $2,500, $5,000, $1,500 AND $7,000 SCHOLARSHIPS The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA), seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life throughout Rural America by advancing an understanding of rural telecom issues. Through its various programs and initiatives, FRS strongly supports the continuing education of rural youth. F&B Communications is an NTCA member company. In 2017, FRS will award $2,500 scholarships to rural high school seniors per geographic region of the NTCA membership and one to a student sponsored by an NTCA associate member. The awards will be distributed proportionate to the number of applicants received per region. FRS will fund $2,000 of each scholarship, with F&B Communications providing an additional $500 if a winning application is chosen from the F&B Communications service area. Four (4) $5,000 FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarships will be awarded. Students who are majoring in math, science, engineering or medicine field will be given preference for the FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarships. In addition, two (2) TMS Scholarships for $1,500 each will be awarded along with one (1) $7,000 Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship.


Application Deadline: Feb. 21, 2017

For more information, e-mail scholarship@fbc-tele.com.

2016 Makenna Christensen Calamus
2015 Megan Slattery Calamus
2014 Andrew Fields Lowden
2013 Logan Lafrenz Bennett
2012 Emily Denger Delmar
2011 Courtney Dewell Lowden
2010 Whitney Rorah Delmar
2010 Marcie Stevenson* Wheatland
2009 Christopher Drewelow Lowden
2008 Michelle Eberhart ** Delmar
2007 Danielle Axline Lowden
2006 Nicole Hermiston Wheatland
2005 Jovon Eberhart Delmar
2005 Leah Christensen* Calamus
2004 Meghan Hermiston Wheatland
2003 Tara Kluever** Delmar
* Selected winner of Foundation for Rural Service scholarship.
** Selected winner of Foundation for Rural Service and F&B Communications scholarships.

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