TCEC members and their children may be eligible for the below scholarships. Applications are available from OPSU's Panhandle State Foundation and Golden Spread Electric Cooperative as outlined below. For more information about TCEC's education programs, please contact Leslie Kraich via email or call 580-652-2418, ext.128.
Youth Leadership Summit and Scholarship
High school seniors should apply
High school seniors attending a school within the TCEC service territory whose parents or guardians are members of the cooperative are eligible. Contact your high school counselor or apply online by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at www.tcec.coop/ylsapp.
Applicants must be able to attend the Youth Leadership Summit scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2019, during the event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. More details will be provided to those selected for the Summit and scholarship.
Forfeiture of Scholarship - The $500 scholarship will be forfeited if the chosen applicant does not attend the Youth Leadership Summit.
Scholarship To Oklahoma Panhandle State University
TCEC's scholarship valued at $1,200 to Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell is administered through Panhandle State Foundation. The 2018-2019 scholarship packet will be available on the OPSU website from December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018.
Students interested in the scholarship must meet the following requirements:
Golden Spread Electric Cooperative Directors' Memorial Scholarship
TCEC is a member of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative which offers a $2,000 scholarship to students who plan to attend a college in Oklahoma or Texas. The scholarship deadline is March 1, and applications should be made directly to the Opportunity Plan. The application and brochure can be found on Golden Spread's website.
Kansas High School Seniors! Financial literacy Scholarship available.
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt, Acting Bank Commissioner Tim Kemp, and Shannon Santschi of the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner announced the opening of the 2019 Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship Contest. The contest will run through April 1, 2019.
New this year: The top scholarship award has increased to $3,000. Subsequent awards are as follows: 2nd place--$2,000, 3rd, 4th and 5th places--$1,000 each.
Students who choose to participate in the competition will be asked to write a two-part composition. Part 1 requires students write an essay about an experience that has influenced their views on money management. In Part 2, students will interview someone who is active in the field they aspire to, and provide analysis on how they will apply what they’ve learned from the essay and interview to their life as they prepare for the future.
To be eligible, students must be in their senior year and attending a Kansas public, private or home school. They must plan to attend a Kansas technical school, trade school, college or university after high school graduation. Eligibility is also dependent on students participating in one of six approved financial education courses; among them: EverFi/Kansas Financial Scholars Program, The Stock Market Game and Foundations in Personal Finance.
For a complete list of eligible programs and contest rules, visitwww.ksc.ks.gov/essaycontest.