• Washington Youth Tour

    Aiken Electric Cooperative sponsors up to seven high school juniors on an all-expenses-paid trip to our nation’s capital. This week-long tour gives students a chance to see our government in action, experience the history of our nation and learn more about electric cooperatives. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    Aiken Electric annually gives one $1000 Trustee Scholarship and two $1000 Touchstone Energy awards – one for a student* enrolling in a four-year college and one for a student* enrolling in a two-year technical school.
    *primary residence must be served by the co-op.

GoSciTech Summer Camp Experience

Aiken Electric Cooperative is offering two $800 scholarship to a 2017-2018 8th, 9th, 10th grader that resides in the cooperative service area to attend the SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics’ GoSciTech Summer Camp.
Application must be postmarked by May 7, 2018. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.
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Touchstone Energy Scholarships

Touchstone Energy ScholarshipTwo Touchstone Energy Scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to 2017-2018 high school graduating seniors in the cooperative service area. One scholarship will be awarded for a 4-year college and the second will be awarded for a 2-year technical school. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. Download ApplicationReference Form

Trustee Scholarship ApplicationThe Trustee Scholarship will be awarded to a 2017-2018 high school graduating senior in the cooperative service area. To be considered for this $1,000 scholarship, the student must complete this application and submit in 150 – 200 words, an explanation as to why the scholarship is needed. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. Download ApplicationCriteria Reference Forms

WIRE ScholarshipThe WIRE Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to a woman who may not have been able to attend college when she graduated from high school, but now wants to further her education. A $2,500 one-time scholarship will be presented to an electric cooperative member in South Carolina based on the applicant’s information. Download Application

Washington Youth Tour

Washington Youth TourAiken Electric Cooperative sponsors up to seven high school juniors on an all-expenses-paid trip to our nation’s capital. This week-long tour gives students a chance to see our government in action, experience the history of our nation and learn more about electric cooperatives. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. 2018 Application deadline has passed.
Two South Carolina high school teachers or guidance counselors will be chosen to serve as chaperones on the 2018 Washington Youth Tour.The state association pays each teacher-chaperone’s costs for transportation, hotel room, exhibit admissions and three meals a day.