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.
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.
Touchstone Energy Scholarships
Two Touchstone Energy Scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to 2018-2019 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 Application – Reference Form
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Aiken Electric Cooperative & South Carolina Governor’s School
The Aiken Electric & SC Governor’s School Scholarship is awarded to a 8th, 9th, 10th grader that resides in the cooperative service area. To be considered for scholarship, the student must complete the application, submit an essay about the importance of science, math, computer science, technology and education, student’s commitment to community, challenges the student has overcome, why the scholarship is needed, have a B average, and submit a report card. Application must be postmarked by May 8, 2020. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.