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Mountain Telephone Scholarship

The Mountain Telephone Scholarship is available to recent graduate of Morgan, Bath, Menifee, Elliott and Wolfe county high schools in the Mountain Telephone service region. Scholarships are renewable for three years if criteria is met. Recipients will be evaluated each semester for academic progress.

The criteria for selection will emphasize character, leadership, work ethic, potential and financial need. Exceptional cases will be considered upon the strong recommendations of two teachers who have taught an applicant during their senior year.

Certain relatives of the Board of Trustees, their spouses, the employees of Mountain Telephone, and their spouses, are restricted from applying for this scholarship. The restricted relatives are children, step-children, grandchildren, parents, and siblings.


  • U.S. citizen and resident of the Mountain Telephone service area
  • Parent/guardian must be a current member of Mountain Telephone
  • Current year graduate of Morgan, Bath, Menifee, Elliott or Wolfe county high schools
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher (preference given to GPA of 2.50 - 3.50)
  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Admitted to MSU
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit a high school transcript.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from counselors, teachers, employers, or other persons of significance in the student's life who are familiar with their character and potential.
  • Submit an essay in the student's handwriting which describes the student's qualities which make them deserving of this award.





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