Delaware Electric Cooperative has announced that it will sponsor an all expense paid trip for three high school juniors to attend the National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C., June 15-19.
This is an opportunity for students to meet with Delaware's Congressional Delegation on Capitol Hill and tour the city. To participate in this program, students must be high school juniors and their parent(s) or guardian(s) must receive their electric service from Delaware Electric Cooperative. Final selection for this year's Youth Tour will be made by a committee based upon an application, essay and personal interview. The deadline to apply is March 7.
Delaware Electric Cooperative will also offer scholarships to students through its parent cooperative. Any high school or home schooled senior graduating in 2014 whose parents or guardians are consumer-members of Delaware Electric Cooperative and whose primary residence is served by the cooperative is eligible to apply now for the 2014 Electric Cooperative Educational Scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives’ (VMDAEC) Educational Scholarship Foundation Board. An applicant must be entering his or her first semester at a college or technical/trade school in the fall of 2014. In 2014, the Educational Scholarship Foundation Board will be awarding $1,000 scholarships which must be used for tuition, student fees, room and board or the purchase of books. Applications are due by Feb. 19.
For more information: delaware.coop/our-co-op/youth-tour, co-opliving.com/community/scholarship.htm, or delaware.coop.