Apply today – $750 to $1,500 scholarships available for Wisconsin high school seniors

Scholarships to be awarded by Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation and TDS

Attention Wisconsin high school seniors seeking higher education, now is the time to apply for a Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation (WSTF) scholarship. TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) and other incumbent telephone companies across the state are teaming up to offer scholarships ranging from $750 to $1,500. In 2023, the Foundation awarded $42,750 to 31 students statewide.

“Each year, TDS is honored to champion the dreams of high school seniors as they pursue higher education,” said Angie Dickison, State Government Affairs manager at TDS. “Through the WSTF scholarship program, we hope to ease the financial burden of college for young adults throughout the communities we proudly serve.”

Interested high school seniors can apply online and review eligibility requirements at the WSTF Scholarship website. Applications must be electronically submitted by Feb. 10, 2024.

This year, the Foundation will award a minimum of twenty-four (24) scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2024. The WSTF panel will review all submitted applications. Finalists will be selected based on factors including grades, academic achievements, and extra-curricular activities. Scholarships will be presented during the recipients’ high school graduation ceremonies or awards night programs.

Since 1966, the WSTF has awarded over $1.8 million in scholarships to nearly 1,450 students. The Foundation is part of the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA), a trade organization representing more than 65 Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (including TDS).

Media Contact: Garrett Seymour | Brand Journalist | TDS Telecom | 608-664-5529 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,400 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS]. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

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