Don’t Miss This $2,000 Scholarship Opportunity!
If you are a high school or home school senior whose parents or guardians are members or employees 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 as a freshman in the fall of 2020.
The Choptank Electric Trust Board distributes nine $2,000 scholarships every May and 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 should 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. Please limit to three references and 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
Any 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. by end of business on Friday, March 13, 2020. You will receive confirmation that your application has been received. 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.