FRS/GRM Youth Tour

Check back here for the application for the 2020 FRS/GRM Youth Tour in late winter/early spring!



The Foundation for Rural Service sponsors an annual Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. each year. GRM Networks  is proud to offer this once in a lifetime opportunity to high school students that are 16 or 17 and whose parents or legal guardians are members of the cooperative.

The 2019 FRS Youth Tour was held June 1-5, 2019. Applicants were interviewed by a panel of employees and board members at the GRM Networks office in Princeton, MO in March.

Immediate family members of GRM Networks board members or employees are not eligible to apply for the FRS Youth Tour. Immediate family members are: parents, siblings, children, spouse, grandchildren or the spouse’s same immediate family members. Click here for an informational flyer.

For questions, please contact Jenni Neff by phone (660-748-2575) or email

2019 FRS Rural Youth App Challenge

Students enrolled in grades 7 through 12 are eligible to participate in the FRS Rural Youth App Challenge! Students are challenged with developing a concept for a mobile app that addresses a problem or improves a process in their rural community. Go to FRS Rural Youth App Challenge for all the details.

Each team must include one student that lives in an area served by GRM Networks. The winning team will be eligible for up to $1,000 in gift cards and Codecademy scholarships.