Washington, D.C. Youth Tour
Sophomores and Juniors are eligible to attend the Youth Tour to Washington D.C. held annually in June. This national event brings students together from all over Ohio to travel together to meet their peers in D.C. Every student who goes comes back raving about the experience. This is not your average school field trip! Tour participant must be the son, daughter or legal ward of an Ohio Rural electric distribution cooperative member or renter living on URE lines at the time of the tour. Learn how to enter and WIN.
The Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Youth Tour is an annual leadership program sponsored by URE. It’s a week long, all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., that gives exceptional high school students the opportunity to meet with their congressional leaders at the U.S. Capitol, make new friends from across the state and country, and see many of the famous Washington sights.
Electric cooperatives from 43 states will send about 1,600 students
June 14 - 20, 2019 for the annual tour. Will YOU be one of them?
2019 winners are: Shelby Hark and Riley Woods
1) download the application 2019 Youth Tour Application
2) save to your computer
3) fill it out online
4) email completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline will be Feb. 8, 2019. Essays will be reviewed and the winner will be notified no later than mid-February.
High School Scholarships
High School Seniors from URE member households are eligible to compete in this one-year scholarship contest.
URE Scholarship Competition - focuses on academic achievement but also considers contributions made to community and school activities.
In the URE scholarship competition, URE will select THREE students for URE scholarships.
The first place student will be URE's representative to the OEC (Ohio's Rural Electric Cooperatives) statewide scholarship competition. This competition recognizes students for their classroom achievements along with their contributions to the community and their ability to speak in front of a panel of judges.
Ohio's Rural Electric Cooperative (OREC) Scholarships
In addition - the first place recipient will have the opportunity to compete for the OREC scholarships.
At the state level, our TOP nominee will compete against nominees of other Ohio Electric Cooperatives for additional scholarship money.
The application for this scholarship can be download and filled out. In order to be considered for the scholarship, the application must be returned to the URE office by FEBRUARY 8, 2019.
Follow the links below to access the application form and rules.