Scholarships

2021 GBT Scholarships

2021 FRS Youth Tour

Sponsors: GBT

Awarding: UPDATE 2/22/21 – Due to COVID-19 the trip has been cancelled. GBT will now be offering Two $1250 Scholarships in lieu of the trip, same application applies. This will be open to Juniors & Seniors.

Open to: High school student Junior or Senior. Student must live in a household receiving any of the following GBT services: Home Telephone, StreamIT TV, or Internet.

Application: Click here for a 2021 application – Application forms are also available from your area high school counselor’s office or your nearest GBT store location.

Application Deadline: March 10, 2021

Application Submission: Completed applications must be submitted to GBT, at the address below for review and consideration.

Please note: If the trip should be cancelled due to Covid-19, GBT will be offering Two – $1250 Scholarships in lieu of the trip. 

By postal mail:
FRS Youth Tour
GBT
Attn: Marketing
103 Lincoln
Rush Center, Kansas 67575

Focus of the Youth Tour:

Offers rural students an inside look at the telecommunications industry.
Educates students about the legislative and governmental process.
Gives students the opportunity to experience the nation’s capital.
Allows students to meet other youth from rural communities across the country and to form friendships that last a lifetime.

For more information please contact:

Kelly Baalmann / GBT
Tel: 785-372-4236
E-mail: kbaalmann@gbtlive.com

Note: Local area high schools in the GBT service areas also have information and application materials available for the above scholarship programs. Please contact your local GBT office or your local High School Counselor for more information.

The James L. Bass Legal Scholarship (NEW) 

With an active law career that spanned more than 70 years, James Bass helped secure funds for rural telephone systems to bring modern telephone service to rural areas. He was pivotal in the creation of NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, where he served as one of the organization’s earliest Presidents. Mr. Bass continued his leadership with service for more than 50 years as legal counsel, guiding NTCA through many challenges and opportunities.

Recognizing Mr. Bass’s impact to the industry and his passion for the legal profession, the NTCA Board established a scholarship for students entering their first year of law school and who have an interest in rural communities. The first James L. Bass Legal Scholarship will be awarded in Spring 2021 and be at least $5,000.

The Application Deadline is April 16, 2021.

Click Here for the Application 

Once complete submit application here

 

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