2012 Cox Scholarships Available to RI High School Seniors
Cox Scholarships Available to High School Seniors
Rhode Island Students Encouraged to Apply for Cox Scholarships
West Warwick, RI - Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Cox Scholarship program. Eligible high school seniors who excel academically, demonstrate a strong community involvement and are interested in pursuing a degree in communications, telecommunications, engineering or technology are encouraged to apply. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each.
"Through these scholarships, we hope to continue our role in helping young people to reach their fullest potential. From education scholarships to supplying courtesy Internet service in schools, Cox is committed to being the most trusted provider of communication and entertainment services in America and in the communities we serve," said Paul Cronin, senior vice president and general manager, Cox Communications New England.
High school seniors interested in applying for a Cox Scholarship can obtain an application from their guidance office or contact Rosie.Fernandez@cox.com.
Completed applications must be received by March 5, 2012. A selection committee will review all applications and 8 students from Rhode Island will be selected to each receive a $2,000 scholarship.
Through the Cox Scholarship Program, the company has presented more than $390,000 to deserving high school students in Rhode Island and Connecticut.
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
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