Three $1,000 Scholarships Available from SDTA
Pierre-The South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA) has announced that it will award three $1,000 SDTA Memorial Scholarships for the 2012 fall semester.
The SDTA Memorial Scholarships are available to students who have completed at least two semesters of course work at an accredited post-secondary school in South Dakota and who are members/customers or whose parent(s) are members/customers of an SDTA member company. The scholarship can be used at any post-secondary educational institution in South Dakota, including public and private universities, technical schools, and community colleges.
The scholarship program began with a single $300 scholarship in 1987. Since the scholarship fund was established, the rural telecommunications industry has awarded $50,825 to help 75 South Dakota students received their post-secondary education.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is June 8, 2012. Applications are available from any South Dakota post-secondary institution student financial aid office, the SDTA office (605-224-7629) or firstname.lastname@example.org), or any SDTA member company, including Valley Telecommunications Cooperative in Herreid.