Applications accepted through Jan. 12, 2017

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MONROE, La., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recognizes the educational opportunities available through creative uses of technology. Therefore, on Oct. 1, the company opened the application process for The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program.

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Full-time and PreK-12 teachers in public, private and/or charter schools in CenturyLink local service areas in the U.S. are eligible to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.

To apply, teachers should visit The deadline for applications is midnight (Eastern), Jan. 12, 2017.

The program, launched in 2008, has awarded more than $6 million in grants to bring technology to classrooms across the country. The Foundation will continue its commitment to schools by awarding $1.4 million in grants to support technology in the classroom through its 2016-2017 Teachers and Technology program.

Grant winners will be announced between April 1 - May 15, 2017. A list of the 2015-2016 winners can be found here:

CenturyLink service is neither required nor considered in the review of applications.

About the CenturyLink Foundation
CenturyLink strives to improve our customers' lives by connecting them to the power of the digital world and enhance the communities we serve in a meaningful way. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to contributing to endeavors that improve the well-being and overall quality of life for people throughout CenturyLink's communities. Named after CenturyLink's founder Clarke M. Williams, the Foundation is endowed by CenturyLink to support initiatives that encourage our employees to use their time, talents and resources to strengthen the communities in which they live and work.

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