In 1989, the Mid-America Weary Scholarship Foundation was founded in honor of cable leader and entrepreneur Robert K. Weary (1921-2001) for his remarkable achievements in the cable industry.
The Weary Scholarship is designed to help deserving, academically oriented students to further their college education. The scholarship is open to all industry employees, their spouses and children in the Mid-America Cable Show region.
2019 Scholarship Qualifications:
Qualifiers: The Mid-America Weary Scholarship is available to cable industry employees, their spouses and children in the Mid-America region (see Locations below.) There are no limits on the number of times you can apply or receive a Weary Scholarship.
Location: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma & Texas
Scholastics: HS GPA- 2.8 (on a 4 point scale)
College GPA- 2.8 (on a 4 point scale)
Deadline: August 1, 2019
All applications, documentation and letters of reference should be mailed to the PO Box on the application form.
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
The Mid-America Cable Show offers our warm congratulations to this year’s outstanding Weary Scholarship recipients and wishes them well as they continue their academic career.
In 2018 Six (6) – $3,000 scholarships were awarded to the following recipients:
Blake Bohl - Owensville, MO (Fidelity Communication Co.)
Chris Fowler - Russell, KS (Nex-Tech)
Miajha Givans - Texarkana, TX (Cable One)
Jered Nolie - Sullivan, MO (Fidelity Communication Co.)
Madalynn Ragan - Clinton, MO (Fidelity Communication Co.)
Kensey Wiggins - Richards, TX (Consolidated Communications)