Vocational/Technical Scholarship Application

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  • Welcome to the Pioneer Telephone Vocational/Technical Scholarship. This is one of two scholarship programs currently offered by Pioneer. The other is the Pioneer Telephone Academic Scholarship. A student can apply for the Vocational/Technical Scholarship or the Academic Scholarship but cannot apply for both scholarships in the same year. Follow this link (Academic Scholarship) for information concerning the Academic Scholarship.

    The Vocational/Technical Scholarship is an online submission only.

    Application must be submitted no later than March 31, 2017 by 4:30pm.

    IMPORTANT: There is no time limit to the application process. However, the application will not be saved along the way. Be sure to have enough time to finish it or you will have to start back at the beginning.

    Incomplete applications will not be considered for scholarship award.


  • The applicant must be a member or an immediate relative of someone who is a participating member of Pioneer Telephone Cooperative. The applicant’s primary place of residence must be located within territory served by Pioneer Telephone Cooperative. The immediate relative may be a spouse, son, or daughter.

    The applicant must also:

    • be a current high school senior graduating in 2017
    • have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    • submit the online application showing:
    — extracurricular activities, accomplishments, recognition received, hobbies, and jobs held
    — career and educational goals
    — provide electronic copies of high school transcripts through the first term of the current school year
    — take the “open book” quiz
    • be currently enrolled or applying for admission to Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC), Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC), or Lane Community College (LCC) for the following degrees:
    — Associate of Arts
    — Associate of Science
    — Associate of Applied Science
    — One-year certification

    The completed application and all supporting documentation must be submitted/received at the headquarters office of Pioneer Telephone Cooperative no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 31, 2017.

    Incomplete applications will not be considered for scholarship award.