Who Can Apply:
- You are a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
- You are (1) a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college or university or (2) a high school senior planning to attend college in Fall 2016.
- You have a current grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
- You are NOT an employee of or related to an employee of Blue Fire Broadband
Submission: To apply for the Blue Fire Broadband Rural Students Scholarship Program, write an in-depth blog post on the following topic:
Because Blue Fire Broadband is extremely passionate about rural areas and their ability to access the same content as areas that with more readily available internet speeds and access. So we ask:
“Has the internet made where your community become more connected to the rest of the world? Please support your answer with real life experiences, if possible.”
Publish an original personal essay of no fewer than 500 and no more than 1,000 words in length on any blog or website by the application deadline date (see below). Special consideration will be given to candidates who include photos and images in their posts!?
Deadline: June 1, 2016
Learn More: Blue Fire Broadband Scholarship