Electric Cooperative Youth Tour
**Cancelled for 2021 - See 2021 Virtual Youth Leadership Summit **
Each year, Shelby Energy Cooperative sponsors three high school Juniors for the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Selected students will join nearly 1,500 students from across the country for a week-long, all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. where they will tour national monuments, government buildings and museums.
Congratulations to Shelby Energy's 2020 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour delegates:
Jacob Floyd, Martha Layne Collins High School
Isabella Bates, Eminence High School
Jace Ogburn, Trimble County High School
2021 Virtual Youth Leadership Summit
The 2021 Washington Youth Tour has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Instead, eligible Juniors may participate in the 2021 Youth Leadership Summit, a virtual event focusing on the role of electric cooperatives, leadership and civic engagement. Participants will be eligible to apply for the $10,000 Youth Tour Alumni scholarship upon completing the program. Those students, entering their Senior year, whose parents and/or guardians are served by Shelby Energy may apply. Students who are interested should apply now at the link below. Space is limited!
Shelby Energy provides $8,000 in scholarships each year to graduating high school Seniors. Six students are selected to receive a $1,000 Shelby Energy District Scholarship and two students may receive the $1,000 Shelby Energy Line Technician Scholarships.
- The graduating senior must be planning to enroll as a full time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school.
- The student's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must be a member in good standing with Shelby Energy Cooperative.
- Excludes family of employees or directors of Shelby Energy Cooperative.
The 2021 Scholarship Application period has ended.
Recipients will be announced in May!
The Conservation Clubhouse program is designed for elementary school children and teaches students about everyday environmental sustainability, and features a hands-on presentation during which students will interact with non-venomous snakes and reptiles native to Kentucky.