Calling all scholars!

PRTC is accepting applications from high school seniors for 2015 scholarships to offset the ever-increasing cost of college tuition.

The scholarships are awarded based on a variety of criteria, including academic achievement, community involvement and an essay detailing the student’s plans for the future. Applications must also include one personal reference and one academic reference.

The deadline to apply is April 15. For more information and to get an application, visit

Disclaimer: Recipients must be an immediate family member of an active member of Peoples Telephone Cooperative, Inc. An active member is defined as a subscriber receiving local service from a Peoples Telephone exchange as of Jan. 1 of the year of application. High school seniors and non-traditional students are allowed to apply. The scholarship can be used for any institution of higher learning.