Bluegrass Cellular offers $22,500 in scholarships to local students

Elizabethtown, KY (Jan. 16, 2017) – Bluegrass Cellular is now accepting applications for the 2017 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship Program. Bluegrass will award $22,500 in scholarships to local high school seniors in the surrounding area. Students have from now until Saturday, April 1, 2017, to apply.

In total, 15 students will each be awarded a $1,500 scholarship. Awards will be given to students based on several criteria, including academic achievements, school/community involvement, scholarship essay, letter of recommendations and financial need. To be eligible, applicants must live and attend high school within Bluegrass Cellular’s 34-county home-service area. Winners will be notified in May 2017.

“Giving back to the youth in our communities is an important part of who we are as a company,” said Barry Nothstine, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Bluegrass Cellular. “These students are the future leaders for our region, and we are happy to support them in their pursuit of higher education.”

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

For additional information about the scholarship program, contact Sarah Strader, Senior Event and Public Relations Administrator for Bluegrass Cellular, at (270) 765-6361 or [email protected]

About Bluegrass Cellular Headquartered in Elizabethtown, Ky., Bluegrass Cellular has been operating in Kentucky for over 25 years with 19 company-owned retail locations and 17 authorized agent locations. A pioneer in the wireless field in the state’s rural areas, Bluegrass was the first to offer digital cellular service to Central Kentucky in 1998. For more information on Bluegrass Cellular and for local store hours and information, visit or call 1-800-928-CELL. Follow Bluegrass Cellular on Twitter at

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