Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is customer owned and operated. We don’t just serve the community, we are a part of the community! CCTC employees routinely volunteer their time to assist in community events including the annual Funtier Days and Lions Club activities and contribute to county school activities such as Homecoming events, proms, graduations, sporting events and livestock shows.

We also proudly serve on our local city council, school, economic development and housing authority boards. CCTC remains committed to our community by supporting local organizations such as Santa Anna EDC, Coleman EDC, all county Volunteer Fire Departments, Coleman PRCA Rodeo, and much more.


Tom Kingsbery Memorial Scholarship

The Tom Kingsbery Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Coleman County Telephone Cooperative in 1999 in memory of Tom Kingsbery, who served on the Cooperative board of directors for over 35 years.

The Cooperative sets aside money each year for this Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to 2nd-year or higher college students in our service area.

The Cooperative will award three scholarships of $1,000 each. These scholarships will be awarded to 2nd-year or higher students of an accredited technical school, business school, junior college or university.

Parents or guardians of the recipient must have active service with CCTC.  This includes telephone or internet in any of our service areas.  Completed applications can be sent to, taken to the office at 206 N. 2nd Street in Santa Anna, or mailed to:

Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 608
Santa Anna, Texas 76878

Tom Kingsbery Memorial Scholarship criteria:

The student must be the son or daughter of an active customer of Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

The student must have a 2.5 grade point average or better.

The student must be accepted at an accredited technical school, business school, junior college or university.

The student must demonstrate a need for the funds in order to be eligible.

The student must submit:

  • A cover sheet containing the following information:
    Mailing Address
    Contact Telephone Number
    Name/s of parents or guardians
    High School attended and date of graduation
    Name of institution to which student has been accepted for 2nd or 3rd year of higher education
  • A brief essay entitled “How This Scholarship Will Help Me Achieve My Education/Career Goals.”
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of transcript
  • Recent headshot (no selfies) emailed to

This scholarship will be awarded regardless of race, creed, sex, or national origin.

The applications must be received by Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc. no later than August 1.

The selection of the scholarship committee will be final and will be announced at the Annual Membership Meeting of Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the learning institution.

The scholarship is valid for one year. The ability to collect this scholarship amount will expire on August 1 of the following year.

Please Note: Children or grandchildren of directors or employees of Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc. are not eligible.

(Download PDF Application)

Foundation for Rural Service College Scholarship Program

Area high school seniors are encouraged to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Foundation for Rural Service. Established in 1994, 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. In keeping with its mission, furthering the education of rural youth is one of the foundation’s primary focuses. Our company, Coleman County Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (CCTC) is a member of NTCA and is proud to support FRS in this worthy endeavor.

As your local telecommunications service provider, it is our pleasure to offer this national scholarship program. Should a student from our service area be selected to receive one of the 30 scholarships ($2000 each), we will contribute an additional $500 to the scholarship, bringing the total one-time scholarship award to $2500. Students may also be eligible for four FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarships valued at $5000 each, the Everett Kneece Scholarship for $7000, or for two TMS Scholarships at $1500 each. Students who are majoring in math, science, engineering, or medicine are given preference for the FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarships.

You must have service with CCTC for your senior to be eligible. This includes telephone, DSL, and Wireless broadband in the city of Coleman and surrounding areas, etc. Ask us if you’re not sure about your eligibility and we will be glad to help! Visit the FRS website at for more information and to apply!

Completed applications should be sent directly to FRS, postmarked no later than March 1 of the calendar year. Applications postmarked to FRS after this date will NOT be accepted. Please note that each application must bear a manager’s signature to be considered eligible.

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