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Continuing Education Scholarships

The 2018 Continuing Education Scholarship Applications are due March 16, 2018.
2017 Recipients

 

Through 2017, forfeited capital credits have resulted in more than $260,000 in scholarships to local high school students since 1981.

 

St. Croix Electric Cooperative’s Continuing Education Scholarship Program was established in 1981 by the members and directors of St. Croix Electric.This is a scholarship opportunity for public or private high school or home-schooled seniors in the Class of 2018 who are dependents of current St. Croix Electric Cooperative members and planning to pursue post-secondary education in Fall 2018. Dependents of SCEC employees or directors are not eligible.


An eligible application packet will include:

HELPFUL HINTS

  1. If you choose to complete an application via the PDF form or Word document, you must first save the form/document to your computer before you begin filling out the application.
  2. Online applicants will receive a confirmation email once the completed application has been submitted. If a confirmation email is not received immediately, check your Junk/SPAM folder and then contact St. Croix Electric Cooperative.
  3. If you click "Submit" on the online form and are redirected back to this page, you missed a required field and your application has not been submitted. Scroll down to the webform and correct the boxes highlighted in red, re-enter the CAPTCHA and click "Submit".

* A completed application (webform | Google Forms | .doc | PDF);
* Principal/Guidance Counselor Form (.doc | PDF); and
* Copy of student's transcript from principal or guidance counselor.

 

All materials must be postmarked and/or received at the Cooperative office by March 16, 2018 (materials may be mailed or sent electronically); applications, forms and transcripts received after the deadline will not be considered. Questions may be directed to SCEC Communications & Events Coordinator Dana Bolwerk (communications@scecnet.net or 715-796-7000). Confirmation emails will automatically be generated for students successfully completing the online webform or Google form applications. Additionally, students will be notified via email when their guidance counselor form/transcript are received and application is complete. 

A scholarship committee of Cooperative members determines scholarship recipients based on a points system. In selecting recipients, attention is given to applicants with accomplishments in academics, community involvement, cooperative knowledge, scholastic activities, and demonstration of leadership and financial need. All eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship packets are also available at the St. Croix Electric Cooperative office in Hammond and with local guidance counselors at high schools throughout St. Croix County. Materials may be mailed to:

St. Croix Electric Cooperative
Attn: 2018 Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 160
1925 Ridgeway St.
Hammond, WI 54015

Questions? Call Dana Bolwerk at the office (715-796-7000, ext. 613) or send an email to communications@scecnet.net.
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List all high school activities, indicating which class year(s) you participated and honors or offices held. (ex: FFA (9th-12th), secretary (11th); Cross-Country (10th-11th), varsity squad (11th); high school choir (12th), etc.). Please start a new line for each activity.
St. Croix Electric Cooperative is a business - much like any other business - but, in several ways, it is unique. In a brief narrative, explain what being a member of a consumer-owned, not-for-profit cooperative means to you.
Activities/Responsibilities Outside of School:
Have you had any specific involvement in a cooperative-sponsored event, such as Co-ops Yes! or Youth Leadership Congress (YLC)? If so, please share your experiences and what you learned.
Please explain any special family circumstances of which you would like the scholarship selection committee to be aware, such as family, health or financial concerns.
Use this area to supply additional information for any of the above questions.

By clicking "Submit", I confirm I have read and understood the guidelines for the St. Croix Electric Cooperative Continuing Education Scholarship and have completed the application truthfully. Clicking "Submit" serves as my electronic signature for this application and validates I am the son/daughter of a current St. Croix Electric Cooperative member -OR- I am living at and will remain living at the residence of a St. Croix Electric Cooperative member for the 2017-18 school year. This member is my guardian (e.g. financially responsible for my care and authorized to act on my behalf, if I am a minor). I understand my guidance counselor or principal must also complete and submit their designated form and my official transcript before my application is eligible for consideration. All materials must be postmarked by and/or received at St. Croix Electric Cooperative by Friday, March 16, 2018.

After completing the CAPTCHA security code below and clicking "Submit," an email will be sent to the email address listed on this form. If you click on the "submit" button and it takes you to the top of this page, there is a form error. Please review the form and look for red outlined boxes to make your changes. Be sure to complete the CAPTCHA security code and click the "submit" button once you have made the changes. If you do not receive a confirmation email, double-check your Junk/SPAM folder and either resubmit your application or contact the scholarship coordinator at 715-796-5613, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thank you.
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