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Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation
ETC Scholarships

Applications are now available for the 2019 ETC Scholarship and national FRS (Foundation for Rural Services) Scholarship.

Congratulations to our 2017 ETC Scholarship recipients!

Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation

  • Name: Erin C. Wilhelm
    High School: East Central High School
    College/University: Ball State University
    Intended Major: Elementary Education
    Amount: $5,000
  • Name: (David) Blane Beck
    High School: Milan High School
    College/University: University of Indianapolis
    Intended Major: Physical Therapy
    Amount: $2,500
  • Name: Trevor Elston
    High School: Madison Consolidated High School
    College/University: Hobart Institute of Welding
    Intended Major: Welding
    Amount: $2,500
  • Name: Kevin Johnson
    High School: Greensburg Community High School
    College/University: University of Indianapolis
    Intended Major: Finance
    Amount: $1,000
  • Name: Olivia Siefert
    High School: North Decatur High School
    College/University: Indiana State University
    Intended Major: Business
    Amount: $1,000
  • Name: Alexa Danielle Howser
    High School: Scottsburg High School
    College/University: Indiana University
    Intended Major: Biology (Medicine)
    Amount: $1,000

Check back in January/February for the 2018 Scholarship Applications.

Enhanced Telecommunications CorporationETC Scholarship

  • Enhanced Telecommunications will be awarding a total of six scholarships: One at $5,000, two at $2,500 and three at $1,000 each.
  • Awards are available to graduating seniors from each of the following counties in ETC’s fiber and/or wireless markets: Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland and Union.
  • All students (including home-schooled) are given equal opportunity to apply, with no guarantees of a winner from any given school.
  • The award will be presented at the Senior Awards Program. At this time, the winner will be given a gift certificate in the specified award amount. Upon presentation of the student’s college schedule or tuition bill during summer or early fall, a check for the award amount will be processed and mailed to the college directly.
  • Incomplete applications will be disregarded.
  • 2019 ETC Scholarship application (PDF)

Applications must be received by Friday, March 29, 2019. Applications may be mailed to any local Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation office or dropped off in person at any of our locations listed below. Please address to the attention of Anita Fledderman.

123 Nieman Street
Sunman, IN 47041
244 St. Rd. 129 South
Batesville, IN 47006
220 East Main Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
613 Main Street
Brookville, IN 47012
21 West Union Street
Liberty, IN 47353

FRS Scholarship

  • Each year, ETC also sponsors local high school seniors for the FRS Scholarship, awarded to rural America’s students that have been accepted by an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational technical school and have an interest in returning to a rural community following graduation.
  • Scholarships range from $1,500 to $5,000.
  • Awarded to many students across America annually, based off geographical region and the student’s essay.
  • Application is due to FRS by March 1, 2019.
  • Application requires the sponsorship signature of Anita Fledderman, ETC Marketing Manager, prior to mailing. Please contact Anita to set up an appointment for her signature at or call 812-623-0218.
  • FRS scholarship application

Selection Committee
Foundation for Rural Service
4121 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22203-1801

Applications for both the ETC and FRS Scholarships are also available at your local high school guidance office or any ETC office.