Scholarships.

2015 Scholarship Winners

Name: Jaclyn Scepurek
High School: Little Falls
University: Undecided
Intended Major: Psychology

Name: Abby Gindorff
High School: Crosby/Ironton
University: Minnesota
Intended Major: English/PR

Name: Kristy Peterson
High School: Pequot Lakes
University: North Dakota State
Intended Major: Pharmacy

Name: Nicole Hoheisel
High School: Pierz Healy
University: Minnesota-Moorhead
Intended Major: Elementary Ed

Name: Samantha Schultz
High School: Brainerd
University: North Dakota State
Intended Major: Engineering

Name: Shannon Tretter
High School: Onamia
University: St. Cloud State
Intended Major: Nursing

Name: Thomas North
High School: Pillager
University: Bemidji State
Intended Major: Sports Management

Each year CTC awards $500 scholarships to students in our service areas that are beginning their college careers. See the details below to apply for this year’s scholarships.

CTC Scholarship Application


CTC’s Scholarship Application needs to be returned to their school guidance counselor by March 31, 2014. This CTC Scholarship could go to the following students:
  • Brainerd High School
  • Crosby-Ironton High School
  • Little Falls High School
  • Northland High School (Remer)
  • Onamia High School
  • Pierz Healy High School
  • Pillager Healy High School
  • Staples-Motley High School

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CTC At-Large Scholarship Application


CTC’s “At-Large” Scholarship Application needs to be returned to CTC for final selection by March 31, 2014. CTC’s address is given on the application. This CTC “At-Large” Scholarship could go to the following students: 
  • Browerville High School
  • Lake Region Christian School
  • Pequot Lakes High School
  • Home Schooled

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the CTC scholarships:

  • The student’s family or legal guardian must be a year-round CTC member in good standing in CTC’s service area.
  • The student needs to be a graduating high school senior planning on attending a two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational school.

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Additional Scholarship Opportunity with the MTA


The Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship application needs to be returned to CTC byFebruary 28, 2014. CTC will send this application directly to the MTA. Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the MTA Scholarship:
  • The student’s family or legal guardian must be a year-round CTC member in good standing in CTC’s service area..
  • The student needs to be a graduating high school senior planning on attending a two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational school.
  • The student must be a Minnesota resident.

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Additional Scholarship Opportunity with the FRS


The Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship application needs to be sent directly to the Foundation for Rural Service by February 21, 2014. This application needs to have CTC’s CEO/GM signature on it (see the link below). Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:
  • The student’s family or legal guardian must be a year-round CTC member in good standing.
  • The student needs to be a graduating high school senior planning on attending a two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational school.
  • The student must have at least a C grade point average.
  • The student must be a United States Citizen.
  • The student must express an interest to work in a rural community following graduation.

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