Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Education Foundation

Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (RCRTC) Education Foundation’s objective is to assist graduating seniors, current college students or returning adult students who aspire to further their education and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the future employment marketplace while encouraging civic responsibility and scholastic achievement.

The Education Foundation was established by cooperative members in 1992. The purpose of the Education Foundation fund is to provide member students financial assistance in continuing their educational goals. RCRTC is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

Download the scholarship application and requirements describing your current status here:
Returning College Student Application 
Graduating High School Application

All interested students should return the completed form along with all required materials by March 1:

Yucca Telecom
PO Box 867
Portales, NM 88130-0867

Questions regarding the scholarship:
Contact our office at 575-226-2255


Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life throughout rural America by advancing an understanding of rural telecommunications issues. Through its various programs and initiatives, FRS strongly supports the continuing education of rural youth.

Recognizing the differences between rural and urban access to higher education, the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) offers an annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. Awards are granted to students sponsored by a NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association Member Company and, if chosen, is awarded $2,000 by FRS in addition the member company will award a $500 scholarship match.

FRS Scholarship Program Website provides details regarding the requirements for the FRS scholarship. The application is also available on the website. FRS Scholarship dates changed to February 16th deadline.

For further information or questions please contact us at (575) 226-2255 or by email: