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 $481,000 in scholarships.

In 2020, the Foundation awarded eight $4,000 scholarships. 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, and financial need.

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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.

Applications for the 2021 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour will be available in the fall of 2020. Please follow us on Follow us on Facebook for Youth Tour notifications.

Youth Tour Resources

2020 Youth Tour Winners

2020 Update: Unfortunately, the 2020 Youth Tour 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 2020 trip, Brice and Lauren will each receive a $2,200 scholarship.

2020 Youth Tour Winner, Brice Prowant from Moore Haven Middle-High School
2020 Youth Tour Winner, Lauren Sills from Okeechobee High School