Pioneer Telephone Cooperative is, once again, proud to contribute to and encourage individuals throughout our communities by funding a scholarship program. The Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for individuals attending college during the 2014-2015 academic year. The number of scholarships awarded and the amount of each scholarship award will be determined by the Board.
In order to qualify, the applicant must be a member, or an immediate relative of someone who is a member, of Pioneer Telephone Cooperative. The immediate relative may be a spouse, son or daughter. The applicant’s primary place of residence must be located within a territory served by Pioneer Telephone Cooperative. An applicant is eligible to receive Pioneer’s scholarship a maximum number of two times.
The applicant must meet the following qualifications:
- be currently enrolled at, or applying for admission to, an undergraduate program in an accredited community college, four-year college or university, or vocational technical school
- provide three letters of recommendation from individuals other than family members
- provide legible copies of all high school and college or technical school transcripts
- provide a copy of the applicant’s latest SAT and/or ACT test scores
Original copies of the scholarship application with the requested documents and a completed “open book” quiz (included with application) must be submitted on or before the deadline date of March 31, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. to the following address:
Pioneer Telephone Cooperative
Scholarship Committee 1304 Main St
PO Box 631 Philomath, OR 97370-0631
Application forms will be available in January at both the Philomath and Waldport business offices, local area high schools and online at www.pioneer.net. Applications may also be obtained through the mail by calling Pioneer’s Administration Department at 541-929-3135. Incomplete applications or those lacking the required documents will not be considered.