Central Electric Cooperative Announces Good Neighbor Scholarships

| January 8, 2019

PARKER, Pa. – Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) has announced its Good Neighbor Scholarship program. 

This program awards scholarships to CEC members or their children.

The deadline for applications and all application requirements is March 15. 

Ten scholarships worth $2,000.00 each will be awarded in early May 2019. Applicants must be able to communicate how they contribute non-paid time to help their community, school and/or church.

Eligible candidates include adult members wishing to further their education, currently enrolled college students, and high school seniors. Home-school students and seasonal account members, or their children, are also welcome.

Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, complete our application, complete application requirements, and submit a 500-word essay. Applicant must receive electric service from CEC and their account must be in good standing. This is a one-time award per individual.

Employees and directors of CEC, along with members of their immediate families, are ineligible.

Applicants will be scored on following application directions, the 500-word essay, recommendation letter, leadership activities, and volunteerism. The category with the most weight is volunteerism.

For more information on the Good Neighbor Scholarship program visit our website at www.central.coop or contact CEC at 800-521-0570 and ask for Renee Tritten

Good Neighbor Scholarship program funding does not affect member rates. The funding comes from unclaimed capital credits that were previously sent to the state.

Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative serving approximately 25,000 members with over 3,000 miles of distribution line in portions of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer, and Venango counties. Learn more by visiting www.central.coop.

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