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To promote, through scholarship assistance, the post-secondary education of students whose parents or guardians are current members of Barron Electric Cooperative.
Fourteen students will receive the Barron Electric Cooperative Achievement Scholarship ($1,000). Disbursement of the schoarship funds will be made to the post-secondary school within one year of high school graduation.
Any graduating senior attending a designated high school within the Barron Electric Cooperative service area whose parents or guardians are current members of Barron Electric Cooperative and who plans to attend an institution of post-secondary education will be eligible. The fourteen designated high schools include: Barron, Birchwood, Cameron, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser, Clayton, Clear Lake, Cumberland, Hayward, New Auburn, Prairie Farm, Rice Lake, Shell Lake, Spooner, and Turtle Lake.
Selection of recipients will be determined by the high schools' scholarship committee based upon Barron Electric's eligibility criteria.
The Federated Youth Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship. The $2,000 award is open to a pre-law or law student who resides in Wisconsin ad plans to specialize in cooperative law. Applications are due April 1, 2018 for the spring semester.