2017 Touchstone Energy Scholarship Award
Deadline: April 6, 2018
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 college or university. 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.
Must be a graduating high school senior from an accredited private or public school
Must be the child, grandchild, or legal step-child of an active Haywood EMC member living in the cooperative’s service territory
Community involvement and extra-curricular activities preferred
Minimum GPA of 3.0 required; additional academic achievement awards preferred
Must include SAT scores – highest verbal, math and writing
Must provide a 300 to 500 word essay on what Touchstone Energy® is and its relationship with Haywood EMC
Must be accepted in to an accredited university and be enrolled in an Electrical Engineering or business affiliated major, such as Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Management, etc.
Cannot be the child, grandchild, or legal step-child of an HEMC employee or board member
Please complete application online below!
Note: if you submit an application online, please call Mitch Bearden at 828-452-2281 to verify it was received.