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Consolidated Communications Announces Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors in Minnesota


MANKATO, Minn. – Jan. 15, 2024Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors in the company’s southern Minnesota service area. Seven selected candidates will receive scholarships from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation.

Two types of scholarships will be awarded:

  • One $3,000 Jon Tollefson Technology Scholarship: To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior with plans to major in either Telecommunications or Information Technology (IT) at a university, college, or technical college and be a Minnesota resident.
  • Six $2,000 General Scholarships: To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior with plans to attend post-secondary education at a university, college, or technical college, be a Minnesota resident, and the applicant’s family must subscribe to at least one service from Consolidated Communications. The Bud Morrow Scholarship will be awarded to the highest-scoring applicant in this category. The recipient will receive an additional $1,000.

A telecom alliance panel will review each application and select finalists based on the applicant’s grades, academic achievements and extra-curricular activities. Students and their families can learn more about the scholarship and download the application at:

Applications must be submitted to Consolidated Communications by February 16, 2024. Students should send them to:


Consolidated Communications

Attn: Sam Gett

P.O. Box 3248

Mankato, MN 56002-3248


The company will complete the last page of the application upon receiving it.

Consolidated Communications is pleased to join MTA in helping young people further their education. The Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation is part of the Minnesota Telecom Alliance, a trade association that advocates and represents the interests of more than 70 companies that provide advanced telecommunications services in the state.

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is dedicated to moving people, businesses and communities forward by delivering the most reliable fiber communications solutions. Consumers, businesses and wireless and wireline carriers depend on Consolidated for a wide range of high-speed internet, data, phone, security, cloud and wholesale carrier solutions. With a network spanning more than 57,500 fiber route miles, Consolidated is a top 10 U.S. fiber provider, turning technology into solutions that are backed by exceptional customer support. Learn more at Connect with us on social media.

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