Congratulations to the 2011 Verizon Scholarship winners!
May 26, 2011 6:00 PM ET
In all, 530 students – all children or dependants of Verizon employees – will each receive a $5,000 scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year.The scholarships are for incoming freshman and students continuing their education at an accredited four-year institution in the fall. Each scholarship is renewable for a maximum of three years and has a total value of $20,000. For the 2011-2012 academic year, the Verizon Foundation will provide a total of more than $2.64 million for the scholarships. One hundred scholarships are for incoming freshman, and 430 are for continuing support for previous winners Read more about Verizon's scholarship program in a new blog entry by the Verizon Foundation's Director of Employee Engagement, Jayne Mayer, at the Verizon Responsibility Blog. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving 94.1 million customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world. A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 194,000 and last year generated consolidated revenues of $106.6 billion. For more information, visit www.verizon.com. VZN14127