Youth Tour 2018 Application

Youth Tour 2018

Dates: June 9-15, 2018 with an orientation meeting in Great Falls on June 8, 2018

The essay topic for the 2018 Youth Tour is:

“Electric cooperatives offer various opportunities to young people, such as scholarships, job shadowing, electrical safety programs and sponsorships. What are some innovative ways your electric cooperative can connect with young people, especially with children and teens?”

Date essay due at your local cooperative: December 1, 2017 – contact your local cooperative for details; some cooperatives do not use the essay contest to select their participant.

Youth Tour Contest Rules

  1. The student must be a junior or senior in high school in the fall of 2018.  (Currently a sophomore or junior).
  2. Student cannot be a prior winner of the youth tour.
  3. The student and/or parent or guardian must be served by a rural electric cooperative that is a member of Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association.
  4. The student must write an essay on the following topic (for those cooperatives using the essay to select their representative)
  5. “Electric cooperatives offer various opportunities to young people, such as scholarships, job shadowing, electrical safety programs and sponsorships. What are some innovative ways your electric cooperative can connect with young people, especially with children and teens?”
  6. Essays must include a cover page with the student’s name, address, telephone number and the name of their rural electric cooperative and a copy of the attached application