IREA encourages graduating high school seniors to apply for one of its education grants.

IREA will award 21 graduating high school seniors grants of $2,000 each to help with higher education expenses. The names of three students from each of the seven IREA director districts will be randomly drawn to receive the grants. Applications must be received by June 5, 2019. Winners’ names will be drawn at random during the June Board of Directors meeting.

The applicant – or applicant’s parent or guardian – must be an IREA customer to be eligible.

The applicant must also:

• Be a graduating high school senior in 2019;

• Submit an acceptance letter from a college, university or vocational/trade school; and

• Return a completed entry form by 5 p.m. June 5, 2019, to the IREA Sedalia office or online at