The South Central Telephone Association, Inc. Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee are pleased to announce the Scholarship recipients for 2018-2019:

Slater Blick - Kiowa Exchange
Peyton Kalmar - Turon Exchange
Trae Rathgeber - Kiowa Exchange
Ellie Schwertfeger - Turon Exchange
Idallis Shaffer - Kiowa Exchange
Kaleigh Velasquez - Kiowa Exchange

We will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year in January 2019. The deadline will be March 1, 2019. The applicants must be a subscriber of South Central Telephone Association, Inc. or the son, daughter or legal dependent of a subscriber.


Any high school senior whose parent or legal guardian subscribes to South Central Telephone Association, Inc. local telephone service is eligible to apply.


The application must include the following items to be considered complete.

  • High School transcripts
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • List of all high school extra-curricular activities
  • Two letters of recommendation – one from your current school administrator and one from anyone else you believe knows you well
  • A brief statement relating how this scholarship would benefit you and why you have chosen your current field of study
  • A wallet size senior picture to be used for publicity purposes

Click here to download application

Award Selection Process

A scholarship committee consisting of the Director who has been named the Scholarship Chairman and a SCTelcom employee will review the applications and select the seven winners. The winners will be announced at the annual meeting on April 2018. Scholarship awards will be issued directly to the college in two payments, one each semester with proof of enrollment.

Completed applications must be received at the business office in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, on or before 5:00 p.m., March 1st, 2019. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified.

Completed applications can be emailed, mailed or dropped off at any SCTelcom location.

Email completed application to:

Mail completed application to:
South Central Telephone Association, Inc.
Attn:  Scholarship Committee
P.O. Drawer B
Medicine Lodge, KS 67104