Great Plains Communications Believes in the Power of Education

To serve that fundamental belief, we give back to our communities through our scholarship and grants programs.


Great Plains Communications Scholarship

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This scholarship is offered to applicants who are both a graduating senior and a customer of Great Plains Communications.

Please send the completed application packet by February 1 to:
Great Plains Communications
Attn: Jacque Wilkins
P.O. Box 500
Blair, NE 68008


Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Scholarship Fund

The FRS is an affiliate of the National Telephone Cooperative Association (NTCA), an organization of independent telephone companies across the United States. Applicants should be graduating high school seniors with a C grade point average or above and have an interest in returning to a rural community after graduation. The FRS Scholarship application requires a signature of sponsorship from Great Plains Communications.

How to apply: See your school’s guidance counselor for FRS application material or log onto the FRS website at www.frs.org. Completed applications must be submitted to Great Plains Communications.

In order to meet the FRS postmark deadline, please send the completed application packet by February 23 to:
Great Plains Communications
Attn: Jacque Wilkins
P.O. Box 500
Blair, NE 68008


Great Plains Communications Grants Program

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The Great Plains Communications Grants Program is part of our 'Commitment to Our Schools program.’ A total of $20,000 is awarded annually to schools in Great Plains Communications service areas. The maximum amount awarded to one school district is $5,000. Grants are awarded in the spring for use during the following school year. The grants program is intended to encourage exceptional and unique ideas that improve the educational process. The program provides resources to add challenging new units or projects to the curriculum.

Due Date: March 1

Questions regarding the Great Plains Communications Scholarship and Grants Programs can be directed to Jacque Wilkins at 1-855-853-1483, ext.6524 or at scholarshipsgrants@gpcom.com.