Student Programs & Information

 Glades Electric Education Foundation, Inc. Scholarships

Glades Electric Educational FoundatioGlades Electric Educational Foundation Logon, 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 its inception, the foundation has awarded over $572,000 in scholarships.

In 2021, the Foundation awarded eight $5,000 scholarships and seven additional one-time $1,000 awards. Applications are accepted from graduating seniors whose legal permanent residence is served directly by Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc. Scholarship winners are selected based on academic achievement, leadership, essay, and financial need.

Learn about our 2021 scholarship recipients here

Washington, DC Electric Cooperative Youth Tour for High School Juniors

Students in front of building in D.C.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 Youth Tour trip takes place June following students’ junior year of high school.

The 2022 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour will be June 14-19, 2022.

Download the 2022 Youth Tour application here. Applications are due by Thursday, January 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Youth Tour Resources

2021 Youth Tour Winners

Unfortunately, the 2021 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour trip to Washington, DC was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While it cannot replace the priceless memories these outstanding students would have made during the Youth Tour trip to DC, in lieu of the 2021 trip, Abby and Aly each received a $2,200 scholarship and participated in a virtual Youth Tour program with legislators.

2021 Youth Tour Winner – Abby Holcomb of Okeechobee
2021 Youth Tour Winner Aly Smyth of Sebring