Nebraska and Indiana State College System Scholarships

It’s our commitment to empower and improve education in the communities we serve. We’re proud to offer college scholarships for Nebraska and Indiana residents graduating high school. Annual grant opportunities are also available for educators. Teachers use these grants to improve curriculum and offer new classroom programs.

Great Plains Communications Scholarship

Are you a graduating senior and a customer of GPC? If so, you are eligible to apply for the Great Plains Communications Scholarship! We grant up to 21 scholarships to seniors in Nebraska and Indiana, with amounts ranging from $1000 to $5000. Scholarships are awarded on a one-time basis.

For scholarships available in Nebraska or Indiana, download the appropriate application packet below.

Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Scholarship Fund

The Foundation for Rural Service is an affiliate of the National Telephone Cooperative Association (NTCA). The NTCA is an organization of independent telephone companies across the United States.

You’re encouraged to apply if you:

  • Are a graduating high school senior
  • Maintain a grade point average of C or higher
  • Have an interest in returning to a rural community post-graduation

To apply:

  • Visit your school’s guidance counselor for FRS application materials
  • Visit the FRS website to complete and submit your application by Feb. 16, 2024

Great Plains Communications Grants Program

We grant multiple scholarships statewide before the end of each school year and award them on a one-time basis. Together we can improve the educational process and provide resources to add new units and projects into the curriculum. Grants are awarded in spring for use during the following school year.

A maximum of $5,000.00 per district is imposed.

Apply online or download our application packet and return to the address listed below by March 1:

Great Plains Communications
Grant Committee

P.O. Box 500
Blair, NE 68008

Have questions about scholarships or grants?

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