Don’t Miss This $2,000 Scholarship!
Nine $2,000 Choptank Electric Trust scholarships are up for grabs in 2021.
If you are a high school or home -school senior whose parent or guardian is a member or employee of Choptank Electric Cooperative, you are eligible to apply and compete for the Choptank Electric Trust Scholarship, which is distributed by the Choptank Electric Trust Board, a 501(c)(3) organization. Applicants must be entering a post-high school educational institution or technical/trade school as a freshman in 2021.
The Choptank Electric Trust administers a competitive program that distributes nine $2,000 scholarships. Scholarship recipients are selected based on a combination of the following criteria:
- Financial need
- Academic achievement
- Extracurricular and
- community activities
- Personal essay
The required essay must be limited to two typed, double-spaced pages on the following topic: “Why I have chosen to continue my education and how this scholarship will assist me.”
Reference letters are required. Letters may be from school administrators, teachers, civic leaders, clergy, or neighbors. There is a limit of three references per application. Letters may not be submitted from relatives.
The Academic Information section of the application must be completed by your guidance counselor or other appropriate school officials.
You must submit the completed application to:
Choptank Electric Trust Scholarship
Attn: Beverley Ireland
P.O. Box 426
Denton, MD 21629
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The application must be postmarked no later than, or hand-delivered to the Denton or Salisbury District offices, by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021. Applications postmarked after this date will not be eligible for consideration. For additional information and the application, please call Beverley Ireland, 1.877.892.0001, ext. 8660 or visit our website at www.choptankelectric.coop and under Member Benefits, click on Scholarships.