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Children of Members Scholarship

Each year, Firelands Electric Cooperative awards $10,000 in scholarships to ten outstanding high school seniors residing in a home served by the co-op. Students are selected in an application and interview process, and scholarships are awarded to the top five boys and top five 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. The young man or woman chosen as Firelands' top overall applicant is also eligible to compete for an additional scholarship, worth up to $3,600, at the statewide contest, sponsored by Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. 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. All application materials are available below for download. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2018 (applications are now closed).

If you have questions, please click here to contact our Member Services department or call 1-800-533-8658.


Click HERE to see photos of the 2018 scholarship winners!


2018 Children of Members Scholarship materials

  • 2018 Children of Members Scholarship Qualifications and Procedures [2018 applications are now closed. Check back in Nov. for information on the 2019 scholarship program.]
  • 2018 Children of Members Scholarship Application [2018 applications are now closed. Check back in Nov. for the 2019 scholarship application.]
  • Cooperative Knowledge Online Orientation [Website]

All scholarship materials and forms can be downloaded and completed with Adobe Acrobat Reader(link is external).

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