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Scholarships

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We offer a wide variety of scholarship opportunities to assist the students in the communities we serve. Please take careful note of the different deadlines and methods of submission for each scholarship.

Available scholarships:

Deadline: March 5, 2021

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. Range, a proud member of NTCA, supports FRS in this worthy endeavor. If a graduating high school senior from our service area is selected for one of the FRS national scholarships ($2,000 each), Range will contribute an additional $500, bringing the FRS award to $2,500. Parents or guardians must be Range customers of voice or broadband internet service. For complete, click here.

Deadline: April 16, 2021

The objective of the WyTA Scholarship is to assist individuals who desire to further their education after high school. The student or student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must receive telecommunication service from a participating Wyoming Telecommunications Association member. For complete details, eligibility, and application, visit the Wyoming Telecommunications Association.

Youth Tour

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Win a Trip of a Lifetime!

Range, in conjunction with the Foundation for Rural Service, is once again sponsoring a contest for high school juniors to win what has been referred to as a “trip of a lifetime”.

One high school junior will be selected to receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour, June 5 – June 9, 2021. They will be joined by over 100 other high school juniors from across the United States.

To enter the contest, students must tell us in a short essay that is no less than 150 words why broadband is important for your rural community and how it will impact the future of America.

Essays must be postmarked no later than February 19, 2021, and sent to:

Range
Attn: Youth Tour Committee
PO Box 127
Forsyth, MT 59327

Students can also email their essay to youthtour@rangeweb.net

To qualify, students, or their parents:

Must receive their voice or broadband service from Range and reside in one of the following exchanges – (In Montana — 342, 346, 347, 356, 421, 427, 436, 477, 554, 592, 757, 784, 828, 984 or in Wyoming — 283, 736, 737, 750, 758, 878)

Students MUST be high school students, age 16 or 17 at the time of the Youth Tour. Essays must be submitted no later than February 19, 2021.

Must have parental authorization.

Students attending the Youth Tour will gain a first-hand look at the telecommunications industry and receive education on government processes. Students will also have an opportunity to visit famous historical sites including the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Cathedral, the U.S. Capitol, and Arlington National Cemetery. For more information and photos, please visit the Foundation for Rural Service website at https://www.frs.org/programs/youth-programs/youth-tour