Minot, ND – The 2022 SRT College Scholarship Program applications are now available. Five local scholarships totaling $8,500 will be awarded to students in 2022. In addition, SRT partners with the Foundation for Rural Service to offer national scholarships.
The SRT College Scholarship program awards four $1,500 scholarships. The program evaluates community involvement, school activities, an essay response, and grade point average.
The SRT Technical Scholarship will award $2,500 to one student. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students studying telecommunications or other computer technology related fields.
SRT is also proud to partner as a member of the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) to
participate in a national scholarship program that can provide local students with scholarships. Students submitting an FRS application are eligible for multiple national scholarship opportunities.
“SRT and our Board of Directors are committed to helping youth further their education to reach their full potential in school and throughout life,” said SRT CEO/General Manager Cassidy Hjelmstad. “We strongly encourage students to apply for all of our scholarship opportunities. These scholarships can open doors for many students, and we are glad to assist.”
Applications are available at area schools, SRT offices, and online at srt.com/srtcares. FRS
Scholarships applications are due February 25 and SRT Scholarship applications are due March 4. Scholarship recipients will be announced in April. An awards luncheon will be held for the winners.
SRT Communications, headquartered in Minot, North Dakota, is the state’s largest
telecommunications cooperative. Established in 1951, SRT employs nearly 200 people and serves more than 48,000 customers across north central North Dakota. SRT is committed to bringing the benefits of fiber to rural and urban communities alike and earned the distinction as a Certified Gig-Capable Provider in 2017. Services include internet, TV, phone, and
security/surveillance systems for home and business.