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Education

Mediacom will offer $55,000 in scholarships to high school seniors

MOLINE — Mediacom Communications is offering $55,000 in scholarship support for high school seniors who plan to obtain further education. The scholarship program is in its 17th consecutive year and Mediacom’s investment will award $1,000 World Class Scholarships to 55 high school seniors.

Scholarship recipients are given the flexibility to use the financial award to support educational expenses for higher education or vocational training from any accredited post-secondary institution starting in the fall of 2018. Award selection is based on academic achievement and leadership.

Applications for Mediacom’s World Class Scholarships are available online at www.mediacomworldclass.com. All high schools in Mediacom-served communities were sent informational cards asking school officials to make seniors aware of the scholarship and encourage submission of applications on or before the Feb. 16, 2018, deadline.

“As a company, Mediacom makes it a priority to give back to communities in which we do business, and one of the best ways is to invest in promising students who are our future leaders,” said Mediacom Regional Vice President Todd Curtis.

Applicants do not have to be Mediacom customers but must live in areas where Mediacom provides broadband, video, phone and other digital communication services. Recipients will be selected from the 21 states where Mediacom provides service. A complete list of communities in Mediacom service areas is included with the online application. Inquiries may be sent to: scholarship@mediacomcc.com.

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