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FRS Youth Tour - June 1 - 5, 2019

Trip of a Lifetime...Absolutely FREE! Sponsored by Nex-Tech!

Win an All-Expense-Paid Trip to the Nation’s Capital!

Join Nex-Tech for a trip of a lifetime! Nex-Tech is co-sponsoring the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, DC. Two lucky 16- or 17-year-old students from Nex-Tech’s service area will travel to DC next June!
 
 
2017 Youth Tour Video
 
To Apply:  Complete the application form on this page, submit your essay, profile and include two letters of recommendation from school staff or community/religious leaders supporting your performance and achievements in school and community projects.
 
Cost: Absolutely free! Nex-Tech will incur the $1,075 registration fee including:
  • Four nights hotel accommodations (2 students per room)
  • Three meals a day
  • Bus transportation to all activities
  • Admission to ticketed events
  • Special entertainment
  • Student dance with D.J.
  • Airport greeting and transportation
  • Youth Tour t-shirt
  • Student “yearbook”
  • Gratuities for services
In addition, Nex-Tech will coordinate travel arrangements, incur the cost for airfare, and provide $150 for incidentals.

How to Submit Your Application:

Option 1: Electronically complete the application form on this page, attach your essay, profile and both letters of recommendation, and click Submit.
 
With Option 2 or 3 below, you will still complete and submit the application form on this page, without attaching any supporting documents.
 
Option 2: Mail or use UPS/FedEx service to send your essay, profile and both letters of recommendation to:
Nex-Tech Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 158 (mail)
145 N. Main (UPS/FedEx)
Lenora, KS 67645
 
 
Deadline: March 1, 2019, by close of business.
 
If you have any questions or would like to verify eligibility, please contact:
 
Jacque Beckman
jbeckman@nex-tech.com
Office: 877-625-7872, Ext. 1170
Cell: 785-567-3222
 
Lisa Wagoner
lwagoner@nex-tech.com
Office: 877-625-7872, Ext. 1166
 

Please enter your name as listed on your driver's license.













Applicants must be high school students, age 16 or 17 at the time of the tour, living in the Nex-Tech service area whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) receive at least one of the following Nex-Tech residential or business services (Landline Phone, Internet, or Cable TV) excluding any Nex-Tech Wireless service.



  





Three-Step Application Process

1. Essay
Each applicant is required to complete a minimum two-page essay (double-spaced, typed) addressing the following points:
  • Why the applicant wants to attend the Youth Tour?
  • How the Youth Tour will benefit the applicant, now and in the future?
  • What impact the Youth Tour may have on future career goals?
Attach your Essay


Please do not use any special characters in the file name. Letters and numbers only.


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  1. Click the Share button in the upper right.
  2. Then click Advanced
  3. Then click - Change - under Who has access
  4. Then check - On – Anyone with the link

2. Profile
Each applicant shall submit an Applicant Profile consisting of a typed list showing the applicant’s participation in high school and community activities, including years of participation, (i.e., Band-2 years; National FFA Organization-4 years). The following are examples of categories that could be included:
  • Awards/Honors
  • Offices/Leadership Roles
  • Clubs/Organizations
  • Athletics
  • Other School Activities (i.e., band, yearbook, foreign language, speech)
  • Community/Church/Civic Involvement/Volunteerism
  • Work Experience
Attach your Profile


Please do not use any special characters in the file name. Letters and numbers only.


If linking to Google Docs, please follow the instructions listed under essay.

Letter of Recommendation
Applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation from school staff or community/religious leaders supporting their performance and achievements in school and community projects.
 
Letter of Recommendation One

Letter of Recommendation Two


Please do not use any special characters in the file name. Letters and numbers only.
 
Letters of Recommendation may also be mailed separate from the application to the attention of Jacque Beckman at this address listed on this page.

Please take a moment to review your application for accuracy.
 
Due to the file size of attachments, it may take a moment to submit. Please don't leave this page until you receive the "Thank You" message.

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2017 Youth Tour Video
2016 Youth Tour Video
2015 Youth Tour Video
2014 Youth Tour Video