​Scholarship opportunity for  student diversity in Arizona​

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As area high school seniors start their last term and are making plans for college, Cox Communications will award ten Arizona seniors with a $3,500 Cox Diversity Scholarship. Cox has a hundred-year track record of supporting youth and education programs in the communities that Cox serves and hopes these scholarships will help form future Arizona leaders with rich cultural backgrounds.

The competitive scholarships require applicants to be on track for graduation with a minimum 2.5-grade point average, provide demonstrated leadership and community service as well as submit an essay focused on a significant leader from their respective diverse community.

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To apply for a Cox Diversity Scholarship, students should link to the application here: www.azfoundation.org/scholarships

Apply using the “general application”/found at the large button in the middle of the site that says begin your application.

The deadline to apply is March 1, 2022.

“At Cox, inclusion, diversity and equity are part of our core values. Over the past nine years, we are thrilled to have awarded more than $300,000 to students in our southwest region, including Arizona. Helping students achieve their educational goals helps make our communities stronger. We’re proud to connect families to opportunities like this one, and many others,” said Susan Anable, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, Cox Southwest Region.

In 2021 Chloe Hiller, a new grad from Arcadia High School, received a Cox Diversity Scholarship to help her pursue her dream to become a news producer. “Being awarded this scholarship not only reduces my financial burden, but it further motivates me to stay committed to working hard as I pursue a degree in Journalism at The University of Arizona,” said scholar Hiller.Cox has partnered with local Valley organizations: YWCA Metro Phoenix, ACEL, Be A Leader Foundation, Greater Phoenix Urban League and Valle del Sol to make these scholarships available to Valley seniors.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve seven million homes and businesses across 18 states. In metro Phoenix, we serve approximately 2.5 million product subscribers, and in Southern Arizona, approximately 400,000 product subscribers, with residential and business digital television, 1G high-speed Internet, security systems and digital telephone service over its own nationwide IP network. We’re dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that make each one unique. The 3,100 Arizona employees of Cox are proud to have topped numerous J.D. Power and Associates’ studies of customer satisfaction and for many years top “Ranking Arizona-Best of Arizona Business” list. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

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