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Online Scholarship Application

Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation

2021 SCHOLARSHIP

 

Participation Requirements

 

This scholarship program, which is open to both young men and women, is designed to

enhance the education and resulting careers of deserving students in our service territory.

Ten (10), one thousand ($1,000.) scholarships will be awarded.

 

  1. Entrant must be a traditional (senior) or non-traditional student at time of application.  Non-traditional students are defined as any student not attending a college or technical school immediately after high school.
  2. Entrant must be enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, an accredited educational or training institution of his or her choice.
  3. Entrant must reside on Grayson Rural Electric lines, or the primary residence of their parents or guardian must be located on Grayson Rural Electric lines.  Member account number must be in the parent or legal guardian’s name.
  4. All entrants must complete an application and write a 250 -500 word essay on “What have you done outside of the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by universities?  Of these, which means the most to you?” Entrants are asked to submit one letter of recommendation. Each student should submit a list of Academic Honors and/or awards received in High School, a list of school related clubs, activities, and achievements and community clubs and activities, and achievements.
  5. Scholarship funds will be paid to an accredited educational training institution and the student upon receipt of appropriate evidence that the candidate has been accepted and is enrolled as a full-time student.   No money will be paid directly to the recipient.  Scholarships will be awarded for the 2021 Fall semester
  6. Unused scholarship funds will be retained by Grayson Rural Electric.  Unused funds may result if a recipient ceases to be a student or if proper certification of enrollment is not received by Grayson Rural Electric.
  7. Entries will be judged on the following: essay, school and community involvement and scholastic achievements, letter of recommendation, and official transcript and ACT and/or SAT scores.
  8. Grade Point Average (curriculum will be considered as well as grades).  An official transcript must accompany the application as well as a copy of ACT and/or SAT scores.
  9. The student must not be a member of the immediate family of an employee, director or manager of Grayson Rural Electric.  (Immediate family as defined by Grayson RECC Board Policy is as follows: children, foster children, grandchildren, brother or sister, husband, wife, parents, foster parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws, or any relative living in the employee, manager or Director’s household).

 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE APPLICATION IS FEBRUARY 15, 2021

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Bush, Executive Assistant, at (606) 474-5136 or outside Carter County at 1-800-562-3532.

 

 

Please complete this application form and include all the information requested below.  If you prefer, you can click here to download a pdf of our application and mail the  application to Kim Bush, Executive Assistant, Grayson RECC, 109 Bagby Park, Grayson, KY 4143, via email at kim.bush@graysonrecc.com or by fax at 606.475.2210. Applications must be submitted on or before February 15, 2021. Applications received after February 15, 2021, will not be considered.

Attachments

When returning this application, please include the following:

  • Copy of high school transcripts (with current grade point average)
  • Copy of SAT/ACT test scores.
  • Summary page of your school, group, club, community and employment activities, awards and accomplishments.
  • 250 - 500 word essay on your future plans and how these plans will allow you to serve in your community.
  • One letter of recommendation
Copy of high school transcripts (with current grade point average)
Copy of SAT/ACT test scores.
Write a 250 -500 word essay on “What have you done outside of the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by universities? Of these, which means the most to you?
One third-party recommendation (letter of reference).
Summary page of your school, group, club, community and employment activities, awards and accomplishments.

Please mail any physical materials to:

Grayson RECC

Attn: Kim Bush
109 Bagby Park
Grayson, KY 41143

To qualify I am aware that I must be an active member or a dependent of an active member of Grayson RECC and a permanent resident in Grayson RECC's service area. I declare that the accompanying essay and this application are solely my own work .

I am aware that if I am awarded a scholarship, I must provide Grayson RECC with proof of full-time (at least 12 hours) enrollment from a recognized institute of higher education and the funds will be paid directly to that institute for the Fall 2021 semester.

I agree to permit the review of this application by anyone representing Grayson RECC or its appointed Scholarship Review Committee and, if selected as a winner, to having my name used in promotions related to the scholarship award. I am also aware that applications that do not follow the directions, late applications (deadline to arrive at Grayson RECC is February 15, 2021), or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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