NEMR/FRS Scholarship Program

2023 Scholarship Winners

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NEMR will award 2 scholarships in the following amount:

  • 2 - $500 Scholarships

Applicants must meet the following guidelines to be eligible for the NEMR Scholarship:

  • Applicant's field of study must be geared towards Telecommunications, Computer Science, or a Trade Related Field in Telecommunications.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Be a United States Citizen.
  • Be accepted by an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
  • Have at least a C grade point average- 2.0 or higher (GPA).
  • Applicant and parents must live in a NEMR exchange.
  • Parents must have NEMR service.
  • Families of NEMR employees & board members are not eligible.

Terms and Conditions:

  • All applications will be reviewed, and awardees will be selected by our NEMR education Committee.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a one-time basis and will not be renewable.  Student must be enrolled by the Fall Semester of when awardees are announced.
  • Awards will be paid upon proof of registration at an institution of higher education and will be paid by Aug 2023.
  • Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender or disability.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • All NEMR Scholarship applications are due back by March 31, 2023.
  • Awardees will be posted on NEMR website by May 1, 2023.
  • If a student has already filled out an application with Foundation for Rural Service, that application may be submitted to NEMR as well for eligibility.

Application Instructions:

  • Type or print all required information.  You must completely fill out all of the application or your submission may be rejected.
  • Prepare a 500-word essay on one of the following topics:
    • Describe your most significant accomplishment and explain why you believe it to be your most outstanding.
    • Describe the community in which you live and indicate how it has influenced you to be the person you are.
    • What industry or opportunity would entice you to return to a rural community after completing your education, and why?
  • Make sure to use spell check and grammar before submitting your essay.
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation that are not family related.  Can be from an educator or employer.
  • Include two copies of your transcripts, including, the most recent semester.  Transcripts do not have to be an official copy.
  • All signatures must be provided where indicated on the application.
  • All materials, including recommendation letters, must be submitted together.

**If a student has filled out and submitted an application for the FRS Scholarship online, it will automatically fall into NEMR's scholarship program and wont have to be resubmitted.


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NEMR's mission is to provide high quality telecommunications services delivered by our friendly, local staff, to our members at reasonable and competitive rates.

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Green City, MO 63545

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