Scholarship Application Form

Two Edwin S. Towle III Memorial Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each to two graduating seniors who plan to continue their education at a two-year or four-year institution for the 2021 fall term.

To be eligible to apply students must be an immediate family member of a Southeast Nebraska Communications landline customer in the 245, 883 or 801 exchanges.

Online Student Scholarship Application Form
Online Educators Recommendation Form

Download and Print - 2021 Scholarship Application Form
Download and Print - 2021 Educator's Recommendation Form

Please return the completed scholarship application to:

Scholarship Committee
Southeast Nebraska Communications
110 West 17th St
Falls City, NE 68355

Scholarship applications and accompanying materials are due by March 15, 2021. The winners will be announced by April 15, 2021.

(Immediate family members of employees of Southeast Nebraska Communications or Towle Realty Company are not eligible)

General Instructions

Please submit the following on or before the March 15, 2021 due date:

  1. Completed student scholarship application form
  2. Wallet-sized photo for publicity purposes
  3. Official copy of high school transcript
  4. Educators recommendation form
  5. 300 word essay: On a separate sheet of paper, please include a typed essay of 300 words or less answering the following, "Why you are pursing an education in your chosen field of study?" and "Describe your educational and career plans."

IMPORTANT: If you use the online forms you still must send other materials to:

Scholarship Committee
Southeast Nebraska Communications
110 West 17th St
Falls City, NE 68355

  • The scholarship is for one year and is nonrenewable.
  • Applicant must use an official application (or duplicate copy) which has been dated and signed by the student. Typewritten applications and essays are preferred over handwritten submissions.
  • Written essay, Community & School Activities and Academics are the criteria by which applicants will be judged.
  • The scholarship will be disbursed to the college at which the applicant enrolls. It will be co-payable to the student and college. One half of the total award will be disbursed each of the first two semesters.
  • Winners will be notified by April 15, 2021.
  • Please contact Karen Weaver at SNC with questions, 402-245-4451.

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