FAQs: Scholarship Program

When you're ready, click Apply Now to complete the online application. You will be required to submit information regarding your scholastic achievements, extra-curricular activities, and community service, as well as your 30-second video submission, which should be posted in accordance with application guidelines to Instagram. Please allow enough time to complete the application once you've begun. We strongly encourage you to save your answers on a separate word document in case there is an error while moving through the online application. 
You will need an active Instagram account where you will create and submit a 30-second video entry answering the question "How will your education make your community better?" Complete instructions are included in the application. Additionally, you will need a PDF of your official high school transcript and your official ACT score report. You will also need a computer with internet access to be able to submit the online application.
Scholarship winners will be notified by Friday, May 29, 2020, and results will be made public shortly thereafter.
Applications must be submitted through our online application process no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 30, 2020.
Only current Baton Rouge Telco members in good standing are eligible to receive a scholarship. However, you can apply to become a member at any time! Open your account online or visit a branch near you to get started.
To be eligible for a Baton Rouge Telco scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a current Baton Rouge Telco member in good standing at the time of application
  • High school graduating senior in spring 2020
  • Be scheduled to attend an accredited university, community college, or trade school for the fall semester 2020
  • GPA of 2.5 or above

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