• Applicants must live in a household (main residence) served by Tri-County EMC.
• Recipient must already be enrolled in an accredited full or part-time program.
• Recipient must be an undergraduate student only.
• The scholarship will be a grant paid to the college, university or vocational school.
• Previous winners are not eligible for a second scholarship.
• Funds can be used at any U.S. accredited college, university, vocational or technical school.
• One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to each district. A total of three $2,000 scholarships will be issued.
• Student must use the scholarship within one year of issuance, and it must be completely used within two years of issuance date. The school shall return any unused funds to us.
• Applications are judged based on academic ability, financial need and community contributions.
• Applications are scored by an independent panel of judges.
• Essay must be a 500-750 word, typed autobiographical sketch referencing plans and goals while indicating a concern for community.
For a complete application, students must submit the following:
- an acceptance letter or proof of enrollment for their college
- a 500-750 word essay
- two letters of recommendation
- most recent high school or collete transcript