COLUMBUS Time Warner Cable Mid-Ohio is offering six, $2,000 scholarships to qualifying high-school graduates who intend to major in a field related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Candidates must be a graduating high-school senior with at least a 3.5 grade point average whose parent is a customer of Time Warner Cable Mid-Ohio, which includes Northwest, Central and Southeast Ohio. Candidates must plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university.
Recipients will be chosen on the basis of the following selection criteria and weighted as follows: Community service (40 percent), financial need (40 percent), and academics (20 percent). Once winners are selected, scholarship awards will be paid directly to the recipients school of choice. These funds may be used to support any educational expenses. Scholarships are non-renewable.
The STEM fields will be critical to the future of scientific and technological advancement, said Alison Barret, manager of Community Partnerships for Time Warner Cable Mid-Ohio. Time Warner Cable is pleased to offer this scholarship to help educate the problem solvers of tomorrow.
STEM education is a major philanthropic focus of Time Warner Cable and the comhpanys signature philanthropy program: Connect A Million Minds. (www.connectamillionminds.com)
Applicants must apply by June 1 at www.columbusfoundation.org by clicking the ScholarLink tab at the bottom of the homepage.
For information on the scholarships, visit www.columbusfoundation.org.