College Scholarships for High School Seniors
The application period for our college scholarships ended March 31, 2022. The next application period will open on Sept. 1, 2022.
At Piedmont Electric Cooperative, we do more than keep the lights on — we make a difference in the lives of those we serve by helping build a better community. We show our commitment to our communities through a wide range of youth programs and giving opportunities, including scholarships.
The Piedmont Electric Helping Hand Foundation awards seven $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are planning to continue their education at a college, university, community college or technical school.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP:
- Complete the following online form.
- Attach your most recent academic transcript.
- Attach one letter of reference from a teacher, school counselor, employer, youth leader or pastor.
- Attach a short personal statement video of yourself.
Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2022. All applications are confidential. Applications will not be considered unless all of the above required information is complete and received as specified.
Please note: You must complete this form to apply for a Piedmont Electric Cooperative scholarship. Applicants must have a parent, grandparent or guardian who is a member in order to be eligible. Relatives of Piedmont Electric employees, Piedmont Electric directors and/or Piedmont Electric Helping Hand Foundation directors are not eligible to apply.