North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc.is proud to offer four different scholarship programs to the children of our members.
FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ONLY
The deadline to submit applications has passed for 2017. All eligible applicants should have received a letter in the mail informing them of their interview details. The interviews will take place at Defiance College on Monday, March 6 only. Representatives of the college's Financial Aid Department will be conducting the interviews and will choose the winners. Winners will be announced following the interviews. Please contact our office at 419-636-5051 if you are unable to attend your scheduled interview.
All students will need to review the Cooperative Difference booklet prior to their interview. You will be asked a few questions regarding the information in the booklet during your interview.
Good luck to all the students!
NWEC POWER UP Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. awards one (1) cash award of $1,000 to a graduating senior from Four County or Vantage Career Center.
Children of Members Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. awards two (2) first place cash awards (one male and one female) of $1,500 each and two (2) second place cash awards (one male and one female) of $750 each. First place winners will compete in the statewide contest for additional scholarship funds.
Touchstone Energy® Achievement Scholarship
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. awards one (1) cash award of $1,000 to a graduating senior who has excelled despite personal challenges. That student is then eligible to compete in the statewide contest for additional scholarship funds.
Especially for students currently attending Defiance College:
TOUCHSTONE ENERGY® COOPERATIVES SCHOLARSHIP
North Western Electric Cooperative, Inc. offers this Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives Scholarship in partnership with Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative to a student of Defiance College. The student must be currently attending Defiance College.
One (1) cash award of $750 will be awarded to a Defiance College student who is a member, or whose parent or parents are members of one of the two sponsoring cooperatives. The student must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and must be a full-time student actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree. The scholarship will be awarded on basis of financial need so the student must not be the recipient of a full tuition scholarship or tuition reimbursement from their employer. This scholarship is awarded during the fall term of each year.
If you are interested in being considered for this scholarship, please complete the following form and deliver it to the Defiance College Office of Financial Aid.