• Youth Leadership Trips

    Every year, Aiken Electric sponsors local high school students for the Washington Youth Tour, an all-expense paid, week-long trip to our nation’s capital where they see our government in action, experience the history of our nation and learn more about electric cooperatives. We also sponsor high school students for the Cooperative Youth Summit, an exploration of our state’s capital and its historic city. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    Aiken Electric annually gives several $1,000 college scholarships including a $1,000 Trustee Scholarship and two $1,000 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. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Scholarships

Touchstone Energy ScholarshipAnnually, two Touchstone Energy Scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to high school graduating seniors in the cooperative service area. One scholarship is awarded for a 4-year college and the second is awarded for a 2-year technical school. The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. Apply Online

Virtual Youth Experience

Washington Youth TourEvery year, Aiken Electric sponsors local high school students for the Washington Youth Tour, an all-expense paid, week-long trip to our nation’s capital where they see our government in action, experience the history of our nation and learn more about electric cooperatives. We also sponsor high school students for the Cooperative Youth Summit, an exploration of our state’s capital and its historic city. For everyone’s safety, we will be offering the Virtual Youth Experience instead in 2021. Students can still expect the same fun of learning leadership skills, meeting state and federal leaders, and more!
The primary residence of the applicant must have an active account with Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Apply Online by February 28, 2021.

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.

Download Application