grad diploma2ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (1/20/20) — Bluegrass Cellular is accepting applications for the 2020 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship Program, according to a press release.

Company spokeswoman Sally George reported $18,000 in scholarships will be awarded to local college-bound high school seniors in the surrounding area of central Kentucky. The deadline for students to apply is Monday, April 6.

Twelve students will each receive a $1,500 scholarship, George said. Awards will be given to students based on academic achievements, school/community involvement, scholarship essay, letters of recommendation and financial need. To be eligible, applicants must live and attend high school within Bluegrass Cellular’s 34-county home-service area. Scholarship winners will be notified in April of 2020.

The application and complete list of guidelines are available at Interested applicants can also pick up applications from their school guidance counselors or one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers. To find the nearest center, visit

“Bluegrass Cellular has always valued the future of our community,” said Barry Nothstine, vice president of sales and marketing. “Which is why we are eager to grant 12 college-bound seniors this year scholarships to help further their educations and reach their career goals.”

The company reports it has hosted the scholarship program for nine years and has awarded $150,000, impacting the lives of 120 students.

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