2023 Alliance Communications Scholarship Application

Alliance Communications will award nineteen $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from each of the following school districts that Alliance currently serves.  Students who attends a school not listed below, but are Alliance customers, are eligible to apply for the school district respective to their service area.  Also, up to three additional $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the telecommunications field.  Eligible high schools/service areas include:

  • Alcester-Hudson
  • Baltic
  • Brandon Valley
  • Garretson
  • Hills-Beaver Creek
  • Howard
  • Oldham-Ramona
  • Tri-Valley
  • West Lyon

The Applicant’s household must be current customers of Alliance Communications, and the applicant must plan to be a full-time student in the fall.  The selection committee will be comprised of Alliance Communications staff and board members.

Applications must be fully completed and submitted to an Alliance Communications business office by March 3, 2023.  Please attach two letters of recommendation with your completed application.  One letter of recommendation must be from a teacher or staff member at your school.

Also, applicants must provide a typed short essay (maximum 1 page in length) on one of the following three topics:

  1. Who has had the biggest impact on your life?
  2. What technological change has most affected you or your family?
  3. What is the best part of your community?

The selection committee will judge the applications based on the following criteria: (Not ACT or GPS only)

  1. GPA and Test Scores
  2. Letters of Recommendation
  3. Community Involvement
  4. Honors and Awards
  5. Extracurricular Activities and Employment History
  6. Essay

Recipients will be announced at the respective graduation exercises or awards banquet as well as recognized in the Alliance Communications newsletter.

The $1,000 check will be payable to the student and the institution attended for the second semester fees.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Paul VanDeBerg at 605-594-8250 or 877-279-8280

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