Scholarship Foundation

The Oregon Telecommunications Association Scholarship Foundation was established to offer scholarships to employees and immediate families of OTA members to further education in colleges, universities and trade schools.

In addition, the Foundation is proud to offer the Diana Coleman Memorial Scholarship to honor a long-time board member, supporter and friend of the Foundation. This additional scholarship will be awarded from the overall applications submitted.

The OTA is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Scholarship Award Recipients.
Please join us in congratulating the following students!

Emma Burke
sponsored by Cascade Utilities, Inc. / Reliance Connects
daughter of Paul Burke
Aracelli Doescher
sponsored by Pivot Group, LLC
daughter of Eric Doescher
Emily Mills
sponsored by Monroe Telephone Company
daughter of David & Debi Mills
granddaughter of John T. Dillard
Jonathan Nguyen
sponsored by Frontier Communications
son of Tam Nguyen
Kayla Rassi
sponsored by Cascade Utilities, Inc. / Reliance Connects
daughter of Gordon Handley
Sara Sawtelle
sponsored by Consolidated Business Services
daughter of Beth Sterling
Megan Tuck
sponsored by St. Paul Cooperative Telephone Association
daughter of Karen Tuck
Ben Warner
sponsored by Beaver Creek Cooperative Telephone Company
son of David Warner
Rachel Way
sponsored by Douglas Fast Net
daughter of Todd Way

Recipient of the Diana Coleman Memorial Scholarship Award:

Briana Bighouse
daughter of Sharon Puhlman
sponsored by DirectLink

Congratulations to each of our recipients and best wishes for continued success in their academic achievements!! 


The application packets for the 2020-2021 scholastic year will be available on January 31, 2020.