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Roanoke Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Deadline April 28, 2017

Scholarship Criteria

  • 50% - Need
  • 25% - Scholastic Achievement
  • 25% - Extracurricular Activities (school, civic, community) and Essay Question.

To be eligible - YOU MUST HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED by and are planning to attend an accredited two-year junior college or four year college or university in North Carolina. Technical and community colleges are not accepted. The applicant's parents or legal guardians must also be member-owner of the Roanoke Electric Cooperative.

Instructions for submitting additional information are included at the bottom of this application. Please include:

  • A letter stating your reasons for applying for the scholarship and your plans for the future
  • A letter of recommendation from your high school principal or guidance counselor
  • A complete transcript of your high school courses and grades
  • Results of SAT, other Scholastic Achievements
Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required.
Student Profile:

Are your parents member-owners of Roanoke Electric Cooperative?

Financial Information:

List the COMBINED ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME (From Federal Income Tax Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ of supporting parents or guardians) for 2015 and 2016:

List other income in addition to gross income for 2015 and 2016: (Social Security, Child Support, etc.)

List all persons supported by your parent(s) or guardian(s) and amount each contributed to family income.

Please include any other relevant information that describes your and/or your family's current financial status:

Academic Information:

List all of your current and past high school and extracurricular activities including clubs, membership organizations, organized sports teams, volunteer work, etc. List dates and length of time served. You may also include paid positions you currently hold or have held since you have been enrolled in high school.

Instructions for submitting additional documents:

Method 1: Postal Mail
Mail copies of pictures and paper documents to the address below.
NOTE: If you send additional information by mail, do not bind, use staples, or put your documents in a portfolio. Use only paper clips to hold information together.

Method 2: Electronic Mail
After submitting this online application, you can email electronic copies of scanned images and PDFs by attaching them to the email and send to the email below.

Method 3: Fax
Fax copies of pictures and paper documents to the fax number below.

Method 4: Electronic File Upload
You can submit electronic copies of images or PDF documents with the file attachment tool below. If you have multiple files, you can combine your electronic documents into one zip file (using your zip software) and attach the zip file to this application.

Brittany Tann
Member Services Staff Assistant
Roanoke Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 1326
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone: 252-209-2236
Fax: 252-209-5043

News and Events

August 14, 2017

Last week, NOAA warned of an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season, with 2-5 major hurricanes now in the forecast.

With this in mind, Roanoke Electric Co-op officials are emphasizing the importance of having hurricane preparedness plans in place. North Carolina sits on the Atlantic coast, and when hurricanes hit the region they often bring with them flooding, power loss and wind-damage. 

August 01, 2017

The Roanoke Electric Care Trust board recently awarded grants to five community groups, as part of the co-op’s Operation RoundUp program. Third quarter grants totaled $10,111.25 and were presented to the following organizations:

July 27, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Roanoke Electric Co-op CEO Curtis Wynn testified recently on “The State of Infrastructure in Rural America” before the House Committee on Agriculture.

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