Cox Communications is providing diverse students with the opportunity to earn one of 10 $3,500 Cox Diversity Scholarship opportunities.
Deadline to apply is March 1.
Cox has a 125-year track record of supporting youth and education programs in communities the telecommunications company serves, and officials hope these scholarships will help form future Arizona leaders.
“I am so proud to be a Cox Diversity Scholar and fully represent my Asian, Mexican, and Native American heritage," Liv Shultz, a 2022 Cox Diversity Scholar, said of the program. "With this scholarship, Cox is taking away some of the burdens of paying for college and, ultimately, giving me the opportunity to strengthen my community as a nurse.”
“Ensuring that diverse students have access to higher education will create stronger communities throughout Arizona. We know that the cost of college can be prohibitive, and the challenge can be stressful for students and their families. We’re proud to connect families to opportunities like this one,” said Susan Anable, Market Vice President, Cox Communications.
Cox will present $35,000 in scholarships to students in the Valley and Southern Arizona in partnership with:
The competitive scholarships for minority students require to be on track for graduation with a minimum 2.5-grade point average, provide demonstrated leadership and community service as well as submit an essay focused on a significant leader from their respective diverse community.