North Western Electric Cooperative is proud to offer FIVE scholarship programs to the children of our members.
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ONLY
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020 SCHOLARSHIP CONTESTS ARE ALL DUE BY 4 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020.
The instructions/rules and the applications are combined in one file for each scholarship. ***STUDENTS MAY APPLY FOR MORE THAN ONE SCHOLARSHIP.***
Scholarship interviews will be held on March 9, 2020 at Defiance College and all eligible applicants are required to participate on that day in order to be considered for the scholarship award. Prior to the interviews, each applicant is required to read "The Cooperative Difference" as you will be asked questions during the interview based on this booklet.
Children of Members Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. awards two (2) first place cash awards (one male and one female) of $1,500 each and two (2) second place cash awards (one male and one female) of $750 each. One first place winner will compete in the statewide contest for additional scholarship funds.
Touchstone Energy® Achievement Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. awards one (1) cash award of $1,000 to a graduating senior who has excelled despite personal challenges and who has exhibited the same values in their lives as the Touchstone Energy® brand: accountability, integrity, innovation and commitment to community.
Gertrude Studer Memorial Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative Inc., along with the Edgerton Area Foundation will award a $500 scholarship to one Williams County student in memory of longtime Edgerton resident, Gertrude Studer. Gertrude is credited with attending every annual meeting of the cooperative since its inception. She also loved attending the county fair and was involved in 4-H and FFA organizations throughout her life.
NWEC POWER UP Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. awards one (1) cash award of $1,000 to a graduating senior from Four County or Vantage Career Center.