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Nsight 2014 NWTC Scholarship/Internship

Nsight, parent company of Cellcom, Nsight Telservices, Niagara Telephone and Lakefield, is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship to a graduating high school senior from our Northeast Wisconsin and Upper Michigan service area who will be attending NWTC.

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Nsight, parent company of Cellcom, Nsight Telservices, Niagara Telephone and Lakefield, is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship to a graduating high school senior from our Northeast Wisconsin and Upper Michigan service area who will be attending NWTC. The Nsight scholarship/internship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and two short essay questions. Financial need is not considered. The scholarship award for the 2014/2015 academic year is dependent on successful completion of a summer 2014 internship.

Criteria

  • Applicant must reside within a county in Wisconsin or Upper Michigan where Cellcom and/or Nsight Telservices operate.
    • Eligible Wisconsin counties: Adams, Brown, Calumet, Clark, Door, Florence, Forest, Green Lake, Iron, Kewaunee, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Portage, Shawano, Sheboygan, Taylor, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood.
    • Eligible Michigan counties: Dickinson and Menominee.
  • Applicant must be a high school senior who will graduate in the spring of 2014 with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at NWTC for the 2014/2015 academic year in one of the following fields of study: electrical engineering technology, electronics, CAD/CAM lab, computer support technician.
  • Applicant must be available for a full-time, paid summer internship at Cellcom or Nsight Telservices during the summer of 2014.
  • Nsight employees and agents or dependents of employees and agents are eligible to apply.

Application

  • Click here to complete the online application.
  • Applicants will submit high school and academic information, including GPA, ACT composite score and class ranking, NWTC program intentions, work experience, activities, awards and honors, and community involvement. Additionally, applicants will answer a 500-word essay question on community involvement and a second 500-word question on how they see technology impacting their life.

Deadlines

  • Scholarship/internship applications are due April 1, 2014.
  • Finalists will be notified to send in certified high school transcripts and resume by April 23, 2014.
  • Winner will be notified by May 9, 2014.
  • Check will be distributed by September 1, 2014.
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Cellcom 2014 Scholarship

Cellcom is proud to award sixteen $750 scholarships to graduating high school seniors across our service area. Cellcom scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and an essay on community impact. Financial need is not considered.

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Cellcom is proud to award sixteen $750 scholarships to graduating high school seniors across our service area. Cellcom scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and an essay on community impact. Financial need is not considered.

Criteria

  • Applicant must reside within a county in Wisconsin or Upper Michigan where Cellcom operates.
  • Applicant or applicant’s parent or legal guardian must be a Cellcom customer.
  • Applicant must be a high school graduating senior.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical school.
  • Cellcom employees and agents or dependents of employees and agents are not eligible to apply.

Deadlines

  • Scholarship applications are due March 17, 2014.
  • Finalists will be notified to send in certified transcripts by May 1, 2014.
  • Winners will be notified by May 31, 2014.
  • Checks will be distributed by September 1, 2014.
Click here to fill out the online application.

 

How many scholarships does Cellcom give out?

Cellcom gives 16 scholarships valued at $750 each.

How do I apply?

You must apply online for this scholarship. No emailed or hard copy applications are accepted.

When is the scholarship application due?

Applications must be submitted by March 17, 2014

What are the requirements for this scholarship?
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.5
  • The parent, guardian or applicant must be a Cellcom customer
  • The applicant must be a high school senior who will graduate in the spring of 2014
  • The applicant must attend a high school within the Cellcom service area
  • The applicant must reside within the Cellcom service area
    • Eligible Wisconsin counties: Adams, Brown, Calumet, Clark, Door, Florence, Forest, Green Lake, Iron, Kewaunee, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Portage, Shawano, Sheboygan, Taylor, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood.
    • Eligible Michigan counties: Dickinson and Menominee.
  • Employees and employees of Cellcom agents and dependents of employees and agents are not eligible.
Who is eligible to be a Cellcom scholarship recipient?

You are eligible if you are a high school senior planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical school. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be a resident of a county where Cellcom operates. Cellcom employees and their direct dependents are not eligible to apply. Agents for Cellcom and their direct dependents are not eligible to apply.

What is the essay question for this scholarship?

The essay question that must be answered in 750 words or less: Describe how you have contributed to and impacted your community.

How are the scholarship winners selected?

Cellcom scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and a statement of educational and career goals. Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Cellcom. All applicants agree to accept the decision of Cellcom as final. Scholarship recipients only will be notified in May 2014.

How are scholarships paid?

Payments will be made as one $750 payment by September 1, 2014. Checks are made payable jointly to the student and the school and must be endorsed by both.

Recipients may only be selected once.

What are my obligations if I am named a Cellcom scholarship recipient?

Acceptance of the scholarship constitutes permission to use the recipient’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising or trade. Otherwise no obligations of any kind are imposed upon you as a Cellcom scholarship recipient.

Official Rules

You are eligible if you are a high school senior planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical school. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be a resident of a county where Cellcom operates. Cellcom employees and their direct dependents are not eligible to apply. Agents for Cellcom and their direct dependents are not eligible to apply.

How to enter: Complete the on-line Cellcom scholarship application form. All sections of the application must be completed for applicant to be eligible. Applications are due by March 17, 2014. If the applicant is a finalist, he/she will be contacted to provide a current official transcript of the applicant’s grades, certified by the school.

Judging: Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership, and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and the completion of essay questions. Financial need is not considered.

Scholarships: Two $750 scholarships shall be awarded per Cellcom market. All scholarships will be awarded by September 1, 2014 in the form of a check payable jointly to the recipient and the institution where the recipient enrolled. The check must be endorsed by both parties. Awards are for one year only. Recipients may receive an award only once.

Additional Terms: Taxes on awards are the sole responsibility of the recipients. By participating, entrants agree: a) to the Official Rules and decisions of Cellcom which shall be final in all respects; b) (where legal) to the use of their names and/or likenesses for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes without written consent or compensation; and c) to release, discharge and hold harmless Cellcom from damages arising out of, if any way, their participation in this program.

Scholarship restrictions: No substitutions or transfers permitted. Limit one scholarship per household. Scholarships are to be used to cover institution costs and fees. In the event institution costs and fees are less than the scholarship amount, the balance of the scholarship may be utilized for other education costs such as course materials, books, and on- or off-campus housing. Cellcom reserves the right to interpret these rules and to make decisions concerning the award, acceptance and use of scholarships in situations not covered by these rules.

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