Foundation for Rural Service - Washington D.C. Youth Tour

Group Photo at the Capitol -- 2023

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicant must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in high school.
  2. Applicant must be 15, 16, or 17 years old during FRS Youth Tour dates.
    • FRS Youth Tour Date: June 3rd - June 7th, 2024
  3. Applicant's parents/guardians must have service with NEMR.
  4. Applicant will be required to write a one-page essay covering the topic of "Why I Should Be Chosen For The FRS Youth Tour"
  5. Applicant must completely fill out the FRS Youth Tour Application and signed by the applicant.
    • During the Youth Tour trip, we take photographs of the students to share the tour's activities.  These photos may be published through our website, social media pages, newsletters, etc.  We seek your consent in allowing us to publish photos which may involve you.

***If you can meet these requirements, we encourage you to apply for the FRS Youth Tour scheduled for June 3rd - June 7th, 2024***

If you have any questions feel free to contact:

Justin Simmons -, Office:660.874.4111 or Cell:660.342.3781

All applications and essays are due by January 19th, 2024.


Notice:  Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) has no plans for Covid-19 restrictions.  However, FRS reserves the right to make changes at any time and will notify everyone as quickly as possible if changes are made.


FRS Youth Tour Application

Applicants Name(Required)
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Home Address(Required)
Only fill this out if you have listed 2 parent's or guardians.
This email will be used for correspondence regarding trip updates, so please provide one that is checked regularly.
Added Information

The entire cost of this trip is paid for by NEMR Telecom. The selected students will meet at NEMR Telecom and ride together to the airport unless parents would like to transport them on their own. The selected students will also receive a packet outlining more of the trip closer to the time with more details. We will also provide the winning two students $100 spending money for the trip. If the information above is filled out correct to the best of your knowledge, please sign below acknowledging.
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