Youth Rally & Economic Grant
Deadline for the Youth Rally application is quickly approaching, have completed applications in no later than Friday May 10, 2013.
Are you a sophomore or junior looking for school scholarships? Do you have a community economic project looking for funding? Wasco Electric Cooperative has programs that could help. Read more to find out about requirements and deadlines.
The Idaho Consumer-Owned Utility Association Youth Rally is an annual weeklong conference July 8th through July 13th, at the College of Idaho in Caldwell. Last year, 90 high school sophomores and juniors from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Wyoming attended the event.
Activities focus on team-building, leadership skills, career paths and learning more about public power. Students also spend a day at Roaring Springs Water Park.
The event also is a competition for scholarship money from the ICUA. Merit scholarships totaling more than $25,000 are awarded.
One student will be selected to go to Washington, D.C., in 2014 for the National Youth Tour to represent Wasco Electric Cooperative.
How to Apply
1. You must be a high school sophomore or junior whose parents or guardians are members of Wasco Electric Cooperative.
2.You must complete an application form .
3. Complete the application form as instructed and return it to Wasco Electric Co-op postmarked no later than May 10, 2013.
Looking for funds to support a capital improvement to your nonprofit project that will benefit the economic development of the Wasco Electric Cooperative service area?
The Wasco Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has authorized $7,500 in grant money to fund community eco-nomic development projects. Awards will not exceed $2,500.
The requirements are:
3.Within cooperative’s service area
4.The project cannot have received WEC economic development grant funding in the previous five-year period.
Past recipients include Wamic Rural Fire Protection District, Wasco County 4-H, Wamic Community Church and the city of Maupin.
A completed application and supplemental materials must be returned to the Wasco Electric Co-op office in The Dalles by Friday, May 31.