Children of Members Scholarship
In 2019, Firelands Electric Cooperative will award $10,600 in scholarships to 12 outstanding high school seniors residing in a home served by the co-op. Students will be selected in an application and interview process, and scholarships will be awarded to six boys and six girls.
Awards in each group include a first place scholarship of $1,500; second place of $1,250; third place of $1,000; fourth place of $750; and fifth place of $500. NEW in 2019! One student in each division will also be chosen to receive a $300 Judges’ Choice Scholarship. The young man or woman chosen as Firelands' top overall applicant is also eligible to compete for an additional scholarship, in Columbus.
What are the entry requirements?
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior whose parents or legal guardian are members of Firelands Electric Cooperative. Qualifying applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and candidates are evaluated on their scholastic record, personal achievement, leadership, school and community activities, and cooperative knowledge. Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please check back in Fall 2019 for information on 2020 scholarships.
- 2019 Children of Members Scholarship Qualifications and Procedures [PDF] (Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please check back in Fall 2019 for information on 2020 scholarships.)
- 2019 Children of Members Scholarship Application [PDF] (Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please check back in Fall 2019 for information on 2020 scholarships.)
- Cooperative Knowledge Online Orientation [Website]
All scholarship materials and forms can be downloaded and completed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.