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AT&T has awarded the NJAC Foundation $10,500 to provide scholarships to county vocational-technical school graduates who plan to study technology and cybersecurity at a county or state college in the fall.

The gift makes it possible for the NJAC Foundation to award one $500 scholarship to a student nominated by the superintendent of their school in all 21 counties. All award recipients must intend to pursue a certificate or degree in cybersecurity, computer information systems, data analytics, database management, computer science or a related field of study.

“On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the NJAC Foundation, I’m thrilled that AT&T has awarded the Foundation this generous contribution and I look forward to working with our county vocational-technical schools in selecting scholarship winners committed to advancing their education in the great State of New Jersey,” said NJAC Foundation President Heather Simmons.

AT&T is committed to advancing education, creating opportunities, strengthening communities, and improving lives. As part of a companywide, $2 billion commitment from 2021 to 2023 to address the digital divide, AT&T launched AT&T Connected Learning to invest in connectivity and technology, digital literacy, and education solutions to help today’s learners succeed inside and outside of the classroom.

Since 2008, AT&T has committed to programs that have helped millions of students across the country and around the world, particularly those in underserved communities. AT&T has invested in its New Jersey communications networks, people and local communities for 118 years. Go to  for more information.

“There’s a great need for employees who have strong technology skills in New Jersey and around the country. We’re glad to team up with NJAC to help prepare the next generation of technology leaders in New Jersey,” said AT&T New Jersey State President Joseph Divis.

The NJAC Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) and is committed to providing financial assistance to county vocational-technical school graduates who plan to continue their education at a county or state college. Visit for additional details about the NJAC Foundation.