The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) offers an annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. FRS awards a one-time $2,500 scholarships to students from rural America for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school.

Applicant Requirements:
— be a graduating high school senior
— United States citizen
— sponsored by Pioneer Connect
— be accepted by an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school
— have at least a C grade point average (GPA)
— express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation

Application Instructions (See application for specific requirements)
— Completed Application form (2 Copies)
— Transcript (7 Semesters, 2 Copies)
— 300-Word Essay (2 Copies)
— Educator’s Statement (2 Copies)
— Letter of Recommendation from community leader other than an educator (2 Copies)
— Pioneer General Manager or designated employee signature on application

Download the Application

Must have all items on checklist to be considered. Application must be postmarked to FRS no later than March 1, 2019.

Submit application to:
Selection Committee
Foundation for Rural Service
4121 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22203-1801

Questions? Call Pioneer’s Administration Office at 1.541.929.3135 or 1.888.929.1014