The Western Cooperative Board of Trustees has approved to make available (4) $1,000 Youth Leadership scholarships.
Applicants must be current high school Junior and have a parent or guardian who is a Western Cooperative Electric member. The deadline to apply is January 31.
After Western receives the completed contest entry form, students will be asked to write a short essay and complete an open book exam. The finalist will be selected and interviewed remotely in mid-February, with the (4) winner's receiving $1,000 college scholarships paid directly to the schools. The fifth-place runner-up will receive the $250 Darrell Brown Memorial scholarship.
Winners will have the opportunity to attend leadership training opportunities. These leadership training opportunities include an all-expenses-paid trip to cooperative Youth Leadership Camp in Steamboat Springs, CO, or an in-state leadership conference in Topeka.
Top 2 winners will have the opportunity to attend Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp July 15-21, 2022 near Steamboat Springs, CO.