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Youth Programs


Since 1992, SVEC has offered scholarships to area youth who seek higher education. The primary requirements for a student to apply for the scholarship are that their parents, or guardians must be members of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative and the student must attend a high school located in the counties or city served by the cooperative.

Click here for more information and to apply. The deadline is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Scholarships are valued at $1,000.







Youth Tour

Open to high school juniors whose parents or guardians are SVEC members, Youth Tour is five exciting days packed with activities in Washington, D.C. It is a great opportunity for students to see their nation’s capital up close, learn about the political process, and meet peers from across the country.

Click here for more information and to apply. The deadline to apply for the 2020 Youth Tour is 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10.






Additional Scholarship Opportunity

Through the Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC), high school seniors in SVEC’s service territory can apply for an additional $1,000 scholarship. A combination of weighted criteria is used in the selection process: 40% financial need; 40% academic achievement; and 20% personal statement.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2020. For more information and to apply, please click here.