Area high school seniors can begin applying for $60,000 in scholarships being offered by Mediacom to areas the cable and internet company services.

The scholarship program is in its 20th consecutive year and Mediacom’s investment will award $1,000 World Class Scholarships to 60 high school seniors.

Scholarship recipients are given the flexibility to use the financial award to support post-secondary college costs or vocational training from an accredited institution starting in the fall of 2021. Award selection is based on academic achievement and leadership.

Applications for Mediacom’s World Class Scholarships are available online at All high schools in Mediacom-served communities were sent informational cards asking school officials to make seniors aware of the scholarship and encourage application submissions on or before the February 15, 2021 deadline.

Applicants do not have to be Mediacom customers but must live in areas where Mediacom offers service. Recipients will be selected from the 21 states where Mediacom’s residential customers reside. Inquiries may be sent to

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