First Electric Cooperative awards nine $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors living in the co-op’s five districts each year. They are funded through the member-supported Operation Round-Up program. Deadline to apply is May 1!

Applications for the 2020 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.