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.


Click Here to Make Your Secure Contribution to the Scholarship Foundation



The OTA is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Scholarship Award Recipients!

Emma Burke
daughter of Dan Burke
sponsored by Reliance Connects

Landon Eves
son of Lance Eves
sponsored by Molalla Communications

Adrienne Gaeta
employee of PEAK Internet
sponsored by PEAK Internet

Shane Hoefer
son of Erik Hoefer
sponsored by Stayton Cooperative Telephone Company
Shane was selected as this year’s recipient of the Diana Coleman Memorial Scholarship Award

Drew Knox
son of Daryl Knox
sponsored by Aldrich CPAs + Advisors, LLP

Joshua Mentele
son of Steven Mentele
sponsored by Innovative Systems

Tyler Mills
son of David & Debi Mills 
sponsored by Monroe Telephone Company

Jonathan Nguyen
son of Tam Nguyen
sponsored by Zipley Fiber

Marisa Osterloo
daughter of Brad Osterloo
sponsored by Innovative Systems

Ryan Rickman
son of Don Rickman
sponsored by Consolidated Business Services

Rachel Way
daughter of Todd Way
sponsored by Douglas Fast Net


Congratulations & best wishes to each of the students in their pursuit of higher education!


Scholarship Application Packets for the 2021-2022 scholastic year will be available on January 29, 2021.