Student Scholarships

High school seniors who live in a household served by Alliance Communications can apply for a variety of scholarship opportunities.

$1,000 ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

The applicant’s household must be current Alliance Communications Cooperative customers, and he or she must plan to be a full-time student in the fall.

Alliance will award $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from each of the following school districts that we serve: Alcester-Hudson, Baltic, Brandon Valley, Garretson, Hills-Beaver Creek, Howard, Oldham-Ramona, Tri-Valley and West Lyon.* Students who attend a school not listed above, such as those open enrolling or attending a private school, are still eligible to apply for the school district respective to their service area.

Up to three additional $1,000 scholarships also will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in IT, WiFi and Broadband, Fiber Optics, Cyber Security, or other technology/telecommunications field.

FOUNDATION FOR RURAL SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students who live in a household that Alliance serves can apply for scholarships from the Foundation for Rural Service. Applicants must express an interest to return to a rural community
following graduation.

FOUNDATION FOR RURAL SERVICE YOUTH TOUR

Visit Washington, DC, and see the federal government up close and in action. The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour brings more than 100 high school students from rural communities across the nation to Washington, DC, for five days to learn about legislative and government processes and the importance of quality broadband connections. Alliance is sponsoring two students and a chaperone to attend and see our nation’s capital in action.

*Students from the Beaver Creek, Hardwick, Jasper, Kanaranzi, Luverne and Magnolia communities are not eligible to apply for the Alliance scholarship at this time.

Student Scholarships

High school seniors who live in a household served by Alliance Communications can apply for a variety of scholarship opportunities.

$1,000 ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

The applicant’s household must be current Alliance Communications Cooperative customers, and he or she must plan to be a full-time student in the fall.

Alliance will award $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from each of the following school districts that we serve: Alcester-Hudson, Baltic, Brandon Valley, Garretson, Hills-Beaver Creek, Howard, Oldham-Ramona, Tri-Valley and West Lyon.* Students who attend a school not listed above, such as those open enrolling or attending a private school, are still eligible to apply for the school district respective to their service area.

Up to three additional $1,000 scholarships also will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in IT, WiFi and Broadband, Fiber Optics, Cyber Security, or other technology/telecommunications field.

FOUNDATION FOR RURAL SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS

Students who live in a household that Alliance serves can apply for scholarships from the Foundation for Rural Service. Applicants must express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.

FOUNDATION FOR RURAL SERVICE YOUTH TOUR

Visit Washington, DC, and see the federal government up close and in action. The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour brings more than 100 high school students from rural communities across the nation to Washington, DC, for five days to learn about legislative and government processes and the importance of quality broadband connections. Alliance is sponsoring two students and a chaperone to attend and see our nation’s capital in action.

*Students from the Beaver Creek, Hardwick, Jasper, Kanaranzi, Luverne and Magnolia communities are not eligible to apply at this time.

How are applicants judged?

Applicants are judged on leadership in school, civic and other extracurricular activities, academic achievement, character, and the motivation to serve and succeed.