The Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. Directors Memorial Scholarship was formed in memory of individuals who were dedicated to the development and advancement of rural electrification for the benefit of their member/consumers. The scholarship provides financial assistance to electric cooperative family members seeking a college or university education.
-The Scholarship is available to an entering freshmen college or university student who is a member, spouse, child of a member, or child whose guardian is a member of a rural electric cooperative which is an owner (member) of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc.
-Interested parties will need to fill out an application form and attach the required information and return it to Opportunity Plan, Inc. by March 15, 2014.
-Satisfactory scholastic performance and appropriate personal standards must be maintained for continuing eligibility. Students must possess the qualities of honor, integrity, thrift, good moral character, and a sincere desire to achieve their educational goals. Grades are not the sole criteria in awarding the scholarship, however, may determine the final award if all other things are found equal by the Selection Committee.
The scholarship is $2,000.00, payable $500.00 for each of four semesters through the sophomore year.