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Deadlines approaching for Sawnee EMC scholarship, Washington, D.C., youth trip

Time is running out for a pair of youth opportunities sponsored by Sawnee EMC.

The deadline for the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship is 5 p.m. Jan. 12, and the deadline to apply for a Washington, D.C., youth tour is Feb. 9.

“It is such a privilege for Sawnee EMC to be able to assist these students in furthering their education,” said Cindy Badgett, director of external affairs at Sawnee. “The Foundation Youth Scholarship program and the Washington Youth Tour are shining examples of what the Foundation and Sawnee EMC are all about: a commitment to giving back in the communities we serve.”

The one-time scholarship is open to children of Samee EMC members and has been $4,000 per student in the past. 

Applicants for the Washington D.C. trip must be at least 16 by June 1, 2018. The tour will last June7-14. The two students selected will have a chance to visit the U.S. Capitol, as well as other major monuments and museums.

For more information on the scholarship and to download the application, go to Information and the application for the youth tour can be found at