First Electric Cooperative awards a $2,000 scholarship to one high school senior in each of the co-op’s five districts each year.They are funded through the member-supported Operation Round-Up program.

Congratulations to the five students selected to receive scholarships in 2017!

  • Emma Cheek of England
  • Kaylyn Covington of Rose Bud
  • Lane Granberry of Perry
  • Jace Jacobs of Benton
  • Kyla Patterson of DeWitt

Applications for the 2018 scholarships will be available here and at First Electric offices Feb. 1. To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be a high school senior whose parents or guardians are First Electric members. They must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average through their senior year of high school and after graduation attend an accredited institute of higher learning in Arkansas on a full-time basis.

For more information about the program, call 800-489-7405 during regular business hours or send an e-mail.