FRS Scholarship Program

Scholarship Opportunity

In 2024, FRS will award more than (20) $2,500 scholarships to first-year college or vocational school students. Each applicant is capped at receiving one scholarship. Should you be selected from our service area, FRS will fund $2,000 towards the scholarship; BEK Communications Cooperative will fund the remaining $500.

In addition to the FRS general scholarship through the NTCA, the FRS also offers additional named scholarship opportunities. (One application qualifies an applicant to all scholarships):

  • Everett Kneece Scholarship – $7,000
  • Herbert & Isabel Bitz Memorial Scholarship – $5,000
  • JSI Scholarship – $5,000
  • Sarah Tyree Good Neighbor Scholarship – $5,000
  • Cronin Communications Scholarship – $2,500
  • Diana Jo Dreyer Memorial Scholarship – $2,500
  • Roger Cox Scholarship – $1,000
  • TMS Scholarship – $1,500

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors, attending a 2-year or 4-year college or vocational school. Recipients’ parents or guardians must reside in the BEK Communications Cooperative service area and have a voice or broadband service account.

Application deadline:

Applications must be submitted online to FRS by February 16, 2024

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