Golden Spread Scholarship

 Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. Directors Memorial Scholarship


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.

Eligibility Requirements:

-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.


Application Guidelines and Selection Criteria:

-Interested parties will need to fill out an application form and attach the required information and return it to Opportunity Plan, Inc. by March 1, 2022.

-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. 

-You must submit a copy of your most recent electric bill, in order to verify cooperative membership. 

-Selected recipients will be posted by May 15th on the Golden Spread Electric Cooperative website,


How the scholarship is to be paid:

The scholarship is $2,000.00, payable $500.00 for each of four semesters through the sophomore year.


Apply Online: 

Application can be found on Golden Spreads Website


Applications must be received by March 1st of each year. 





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