Student Programs & Information
Glades Electric Education Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
Glades Electric Educational Foundation, Inc. was formed in 2000 to provide post-high school education financial assistance to students living within the service area of Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc. Since it’s inception the foundation has awarded scholarships amounting to $416,000.
In 2018, the Foundation awarded up to eight, $4,000 scholarships. Applications were accepted from graduating seniors whose legal permanent residence is served directly by Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc.. Scholarship winners will be selected based on academic achievement and leadership.
GEEF, Inc. is looking forward to another fantastic scholarship year in 2020. Applications will be due in March 2020. Check back for our 2020 application and follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/gladeselectriccooperative to be notified when it’s available.
2020 Washington, DC Electric Cooperative Youth Tour for High School Juniors
Each year, all high school juniors in Glades Electric Cooperative’s service territory are eligible to apply for an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, DC. Students chosen will join their peers for a tour of our nation’s capital, meetings with congressional representatives, and educational opportunities. The 2020 Youth Tour will take place June 20-25, 2020. Follow us on Facebook for updates on the 2020 selections.
Applications for the 2020 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour are available here. Applications are due January 10, 2020. Please see the application for additional details.
Youth Tour Resources
- NRECA Youth Tour Resources
- Sample Questions for Congressional Meetings (PDF)
- Tips for Communicating with Your Representatives and Senators (PDF)
Congratulations to our 2019 Youth Tour Winners!