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AZ White Mountains Podcast

Apr 24, 2015

First Annual #BeUnlimited Scholarship Challenge offered by FLEXPLUS, Powered by CELLULARONE

Now through May 1ststudents planning to attend Northland Pioneer College for the 2015-2016 
academic year have the chance to apply for a $2,000 scholarship prize package


(SHOW LOW, Arizona) March X, 2015 – FLEXPLUS, powered by CELLULARONE, not only offers customers UNLIMITED nationwide talk, text & data for $45/MO. ($40 for those with a student ID).  Today the brand announced a new scholarship initiative aimed at rewarding one deserving local student from Navajo or Apache counties who is striving to attain their educational goals at Northland Pioneer College (NPC).  


The FLEXPLUS #BeUnlimited Scholarship Challenge will award a $2,000 Scholarship Prize Package including up to $1,700 to be applied to the recipient’s NPC course tuition, fees and books for the 2015-16 academic year, a Samsung Galaxy Arch smartphone (valued at $159.99) and 3 Months of Free Unlimited Text, Talk & Data Nationwide with FLEXPLUS powered by Cellular One. 


“NPC Friends and Family is truly proud to partner with Cellular One to be able to bring this scholarship opportunity to local students, and help make college more affordable,” said Betsyann Wilson, Executive Director of NPC Friends and Family, a non-profit, 501-c-3 organization focused on supporting the students of NPC through grants and scholarships. To find out more or to fund a scholarship, please visit 


“We launched our FLEXPLUS plan last fall to give our northeastern Arizona customers really affordable access to unlimited text, talk, and data nationwide.  Likewise, we are thrilled to introduce this new #BeUnlimited Scholarship Challenge, which is aimed at giving someone here an opportunity to achieve their unlimited potential through a solid education at NPC—a fantastic local college,” said Cellular One CEO Judd Hinkle. “We are confident that our investment in education will translate into a positive future for this year’s deserving student scholarship recipient.” 


How to Apply:

Returning NPC students or graduating high school students who wish to apply for the scholarship award must submit a scholarship application package by the deadline of Friday, May 1, 2015 at noon (Arizona time). The application package must include the following items:

A typed 8.5”x11” sheet of paper with the applicant’s first and last name and mobile phone number featuring a response to the following question:

If you could send a text message to EVERY person in the world, what would your message be?  Limit: 200 characters (including spaces). Hint: make it inspirational, motivational, energizing. 

A Northland Pioneer College Scholarship Letter of Interest, which includes a personal essay (up to 300 words) explaining why he or she would send the above text message to EVERY person in the world, and why the message is important.

Application packets may be submitted via email or regular mail to: Betsyann Wilson, Executive Director at NPC Friends & Family, 1611 South Main Street, Snowflake, AZ 85937 or 

The winner will be notified by the Executive Director of NPC Friends and Family by May 8, 2015.