REGION — Cox Communications is offering college scholarships to high school seniors in San Diego County, funded through the Cox Cares Foundation. The “Cox Scholars” scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. The deadline to apply is Feb. 4.
Recipients must be a 2015 graduating high school senior living in the Southern California Cox service area.
“Our company was founded by a teacher, so supporting education and helping students realize their educational dreams is very important to us,” said Cami Mattson, director of Community Relations for Cox Communications in California.
Scholarship recipients will be chosen based on staying focused on their educational goals in spite of facing adversity in their lives, their scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities and volunteerism. Students must submit the completed online application by Feb. 4, 2015. Interviews for potential scholarship recipients will take place in April 2015 and the winners will be announced in May. For more information, visit HYPERLINK “http://www.cox-cares.org/cox-scholars.html”cox-cares.org.
Cox Scholars scholarships are funded by the Cox Cares Foundation. The philanthropic arm of Cox Communications, the Cox Cares Foundation is funded through employee payroll donations that are matched by Cox Communications.