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 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 Application – Reference Form
The 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 Application – Criteria – Reference Forms
The 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