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Scholarship Program

In order to further advance the expertise and careers of future rural electric leadership, Lewis County REC will fund scholarships for high school students in our service territory and whose parent or guardian is a member of Lewis County REC


The following guidelines will be followed:


  • $1,000 scholarships will be awarded one time to six seniors living in Lewis County REC'S service territory.
  • Two scholarships will be awarded in the coverage area of Clark/Scotland County, two in the coverage area of Knox/Shelby/Adair County, and two in the coverage area of Lewis/Marion County.
  • Each scholarship will be paid directly to the school, with $500 paid upon enrollment and $500 paid at the beginning of the second semester. The student must maintain a 2.5 GPA or equivalent during the first semester to receive the second semester disbursement.
  • The applicant’s parent or guardian must be a member of Lewis County REC.
  • The applicant must attend an accredited institution of higher learning including Vocational School, Technical School, Junior College, or University.
  • The applicant must be majoring in electrical hot line work, electrical engineering, or business and the field of study must lead to a degree, certification, or license for the applicant.
  • Lewis County REC Scholarship Selection Committee will make all of the final decisions on recipients of the scholarships based upon the completion of the scholarship application, essay, and high school transcripts.
  • Relatives of the Board of Directors or employees as defined in the by-laws will not be eligible. 


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