SDTA 2020 Scholarship deadline to apply is May 31st

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 as RC Technologies is.

The scholarship application can be completed online at submitted by email to 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.