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RC Technologies 2020 Scholarship
The scholarships awarded by RC Technologies are two $500.00 scholarships individually given to two students whose families are current patrons of RC Technologies.
The applicant must be immediate family of a current cooperative patron of RC Technologies as of January 1, 2020 and has at least two months of RC Technologies service: Internet, Digital TV and/or Phone.
• Applicant’s family must be a current patron of RC Technologies.
• The applicant, who is now eligible to apply for the scholarships, is high school senior graduating in 2020 must reside with a current patron.
• Applicant must be accepted as a full time student to a college, university or technical school for the upcoming academic semester.
• Applicant must submit a completed Scholarship Application postmarked by Saturday, April 25, 2020.
• Submit completed application with required documents to:
205 Main St. | PO Box 197
New Effington, South Dakota 57255
SDTA will be awarding two scholarships of $2,000 each for the 2020 fall semester. The deadline to apply for the SDTA Memorial Scholarships is May 31, 2020.
Applicants must be accepted into or attending a multi-year program degree at any accredited technical college or other accredited post-secondary higher education institution in South Dakota for the Fall 2020 semester and be majoring in a degree/program or field of study that is useful in the telecommunications or broadband industry or which significantly relies on the use of broadband services and related technologies. The applicant must be a member/customer or have a parent or legal guardian that is a member/customer of a SDTA member company.
The scholarship application can be completed online at https://www.viethconsulting.com/members/form.php?orgcode=SDTA&fid=3547145 submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: SDTA, PO Box 57, Pierre, SD 57501. The application form is available online, from any South Dakota post-secondary institution student financial aid office, the SDTA office, or any SDTA member company.
Selection of awards will be announced on or about July 15th. Scholarships totaling over $75,000 have been awarded to students in South Dakota since the SDTA Memorial Scholarship fund was first established.
RC Technologies is proud a member of South Dakota Telecommunications Association.
About the South Dakota Telecommunications Association
SDTA’s membership is comprised of South Dakota’s cooperative, small commercial, municipal, and tribal telecommunications companies. In an industry where technology and service demands are constantly changing, SDTA supports and advocates for the development and adoption of public policies that allow our rural telecommunications company members to deploy and use the newest and best technologies and to provide South Dakotans affordable access to state-of-the-art communications services, including high-quality and high-speed broadband services.