The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) awards fifteen $2,000 scholarships each year. These scholarships and student eligibility are listed below:
Nine scholarships are awarded to students who are the sons or daughters of an Illinois electric cooperative consumer-member receiving service from the cooperative.
Four scholarships are reserved for students enrolling full-time at a two- year Illinois community college who are the sons or daughters of Illinois electric cooperative consumer-members, employees or directors.
One scholarship, the Earl W. Struck Memorial Scholarship, is awarded to a student who is the son or daughter of an Illinois electric cooperative employee or director.
One scholarship, the LaVern and Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship (link is external), is awarded to a student to attend the lineworker’s school conducted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL.
To learn more about these scholarships and to apply please click here (link is external).