Scholarships

Scholarships

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.

2020 Children of Members Scholarship Instructions and Application

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.

2020 Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship Instructions and Application

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.

2020 Gertrude Studer Memorial Scholarship Instructions and Application

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.

2020 POWER UP Scholarship Instructions and Application

 

STUDENTS CURRENTLY ATTENDING DEFIANCE COLLEGE

                                                                                                                         

 

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives Scholarship

North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. offers this Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives Scholarship in partnership with Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative to a student of Defiance College. The student must be currently attending Defiance College.

One (1) cash award of $2,000 will be awarded to a Defiance College student who is a member, or whose parent or parents are members of one of the two sponsoring cooperatives. The student must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and must be a full-time student actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree. The scholarship will be awarded on basis of financial need so the student must not be the recipient of a full tuition scholarship or tuition reimbursement from their employer. This scholarship is awarded during the fall term of each year.

If you are interested in being considered for this scholarship, please complete the following form and deliver it to the Defiance College Office of Financial Aid.

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives Scholarship Request for Consideration - Defiance College