2017 Touchstone Energy Scholarship Award
Deadline: April 7, 2017
Haywood EMC, a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, has established scholarships to assist high school seniors in Buncombe, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Madison and Transylvania counties in NC; Rabun County, GA; and Oconee County, SC to attend a community or university college. A total of $5,000 will be awarded in one-time scholarships from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $2,500. As a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, Haywood EMC is committed to the communities we serve and recognizes the financial need of students wanting to attend college.
To be eligible, a student must be a graduating high school senior from an accredited public or private school with a minimum GPA of 3.0. He/she must be the child, legal stepchild or grandchild of an active Haywood EMC member living in the cooperative's service territory. He/she must be accepted in to an accredited university or community college and be enrolled in an Electrical Engineering or business affiliated major, such as Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources or Management. The student can not be the child, legal stepchild or grandchild of a Haywood EMC employee or board member.
Checks shall be written at the beginning of the school year following the confirmation of an acceptance letter by the university or community college the student will be attending.
1. Complete application.
2. Provide a 300 to 500 word essay on what Touchstone Energy is and its relationship with Haywood EMC.
Please complete application online below!
Note: if you submit an application online, please call Brooklyn Jamison at 828-452-2281 to verify it was received.