2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour application is now available!
Wake Electric seeks applicants for a one-week, all expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the 2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship.To be eligible for the scholarship you must go on the Washington, DC trip. Students will learn about electric cooperatives, American history and the U.S. government. Students will also visit the historic sights and federal facilities of the nation's capital, as well as spend time with their congressional delegations. The trip is set to be held June 14-20, 2014. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded the following year upon proof of enrollment in a college or university.
The deadline to apply was March 14, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. Any application received in our office after that date will be disqualified even if it is postmarked prior to that date. Applicants will be notified of their status in mid-April, 2014.
Applicants must currently be high school juniors in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance or Wake counties. Applicants DO NOT have to live in households served by Wake Electric in order to win. Students must go on the trip to Washington, D.C. to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.
This opportunity is an excellent way for students to boost their college applications, as well as win a $1,000 scholarship from Wake Electric towards their college education. Youth Tourist winners from across North Carolina will also be eligible to apply for and win one of three annual scholarships: The Gwyn B. Prince Youth Scholarship ($2,500); The Katie Bunch Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) and the Youth Leadership Council Scholarship ($2,000).
If you have questions, please contact Wake Electric at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 863-6312.
2013 Rural Electric Youth Tour winners
For more information on Wake Electric's Youth Tour, click here. To learn more about the youth tour, visit www.youthtour.coop. The youth tour is funded through voluntary member and employee donations to Operation Round-Up.
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The youth tour is funded through voluntary member and employee donations to Operation Round-Up and the Wake Electric Foundation.
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