Midwest Electric Scholarships
Supporting the next generation of co-op members in their academic pursuits
Midwest Electric has two scholarship programs: Our General Scholarship for high-performing students, and our Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship. Students can apply for both.
Each spring, Midwest Electric gives $9,000 in scholarships to high school seniors whose parents are members of the cooperative. (The parents must be year-round full-time residents of the cooperative; seasonal and commercial members do not qualify.) The top winner competes for additional funds totaling $38,200 in statewide scholarships from Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives.
Eligible students, with a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average, will receive an interview at the Midwest Electric office in February. Following the interviews, our judging teams will select six finalists to compete for $9,000 in scholarships from Midwest Electric. Judging for the six top students will take place later in February.
Applications are due by Jan. 15, 2021.
Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship
Also each spring, Midwest Electric will award $2,000 to one high school senior for the Touchstone Scholarship. The minimum cumulative grade point average is 2.75. Students are judged on how well their activities reflect the Touchstone Energy core values of accountability, integrity, innovation and commitment to community, as well as their drive and dedication to achieving a college education despite any personal obstacles or special challenges they’ve faced.
To qualify, your parents must be customers of the cooperative. (The parents must be year-round full-time residents of the cooperative; seasonal and commercial members do not qualify.) Other rules apply. Completed applications, grade transcripts and letters of support (see below) must be received in our office by January 15, 2021. Contact our office for details.
CLICK HERE for the Touchstone Energy Scholarship rules and instructions
CLICK HERE for the Touchstone Energy Scholarship application form
**All applications are due to our office by Jan. 15, 2021. Good luck to all students!