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The Glenn English National Cooperative Leadership Foundation Scholarship

The Glenn English National Cooperative Leadership Foundation encourages educational advancement by awarding high education scholarships to eligible students.  The Foundation has awarded over $70,000 in scholarships to NRECA’s Youth Tour alumni since the program’s inception in 2014! These are awarded in one $10,000 scholarship and four $1,000 scholarships annually.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Glenn English National Cooperative Leadership Foundation scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have participated in NRECA's Youth Tour program
  • Have received academic credits equal to at least one year of college
  • Have completed at least one semester at an accredited university or college as a full-time student
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university or college by the application deadline of April 1, 2018
  • Be working on completing their first undergraduate degree
  • Deadline to apply is April 1, 2018

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Knudson at Beth.Knudson-contractor@nreca.coop.

 YOUTH TOUR ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

Next Generation Rural Engineering Scholarship

The Glenn English Scholarship Committee has partnered with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Rural Electric Power Conference (IEEE-REPC) to offer an additional opportunity for college students seeking a career in electrical engineering - specifically those who plan to return to rural areas once they complete their degree.  The committee will award two $2,000 scholarships annually.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant does not need to be a former Youth Tour participant
  • Applicant must be enrolled in an ABET, 4-year program of electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology, and have at least a 'B' average in major subjects.
  • Major GPA will be considered in both eligibility and scoring.
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student.
  • Applicant must have already received academic credits equal to at least one year of college.
  • Scholarship criteria will credit extracurricular activities in the engineering field, including but not limited to:  participation in science fairs, Math Counts, FFA, 4H, Boy Scouts, Robotics, Computers, and other similar activities which enhance and/o promote engineering skills.
  • Deadline to apply is April 1, 2018

ENGINEERS OF THE FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

  

 

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