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Louise Freeland Children of Employees Scholarship

In order to encourage children of employees and trustees to further their education and give them an opportunity to develop promising careers, Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (OEC) offers the Louise Freeland Children of Employees Scholarship. Up to four $2,850 scholarships and four $1,050 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students whose parent or guardian is an employee or trustee of one of the 25 electric cooperatives in Ohio, OEC, or an affiliated organization (Buckeye Power, RESCO, etc.).

What are the entry requirements?
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, whose parents or legal guardian are an employee or trustee of Firelands Electric Cooperative or other Ohio electric co-op. Applicants must have a "B" average or better, and candidates are evaluated on their scholastic record, personal achievement, leadership, school and community activities, and cooperative knowledge. Qualifying applicants will participate in a personal interview at the OEC offices in Columbus.

All application materials are available below for download. Complete applications should be submitted to OEC in Columbus, per application instructions. The deadline to apply is January 18, 2019. Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please check back in Fall 2019 for information on 2020 scholarships.

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

 

2019 Louise Freeland Children of Employees Scholarship materials

  • 2019 Louise Freeland Children of Employees Scholarship Qualifications and Procedures [PDF] (Applications for 2019 are now closed. Please check back in Fall 2019 for information on 2020 scholarships.)
  • 2019 Louise Freeland Children of Employees 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(link is external).

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