The Valley Telephone Cooperative Scholarship Program awards up to 10 scholarships of $3,000 annually to the children of VTCI members pursuing undergraduate study at accredited colleges and universities. Consideration is given to academic performance and future potential.Valley Telephone and its subsidiaries’ commitment to education begins with its own people. VTCI supports the personal and professional development of its employees. The company’s Employee Educational Assistance Program was designed to furnish educational benefits in the form of cash reimbursements for educational courses, payments directly to educational institutions, on-premise seminars and other educational programs that maintain and improve employee skills in their current jobs or to quality employees for potential advancement opportunities.
Awards are renewable up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, based on recipients maintaining residency requirements, satisfactory academic performance (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) and full-time enrollment status at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. The renewal award amount will be increased by $250 each year the student maintains a 3.0 grade point average or better in the prior year of college.