The Technical Advantage: $1,000 Manufacturing Scholarship from YECal
If you are a graduating senior interested in pursuing a certificate or degree from York Technical College, this scholarship is for you!
To apply, please fill out the form, including your high school transcript, York Tech class schedule and student ID, and either 1) a detailed description of a vocational project you have completed or 2) a 500-word essay describing the skillset you wish to acquire and why.
All applications must be submitted no later than close of business May 1, 2018.
Download was expired on May 2, 2018 12:00 AM
$1,000 Touchstone Energy® Scholarship:
High School Seniors: 11 Scholarships, 11 Schools
York Electric Cooperative will give a $1,000 Touchstone Energy® Scholarship* to a high school senior at each of these schools:
- Clover High School, Clover
- Fort Mill High School, Fort Mill
- Indian Land High School, Indian Land
- Nation Ford High School, Fort Mill
- Northwestern High School, Rock Hill
- Rock Hill High School, Rock Hill
- South Pointe High School, Rock Hill
- Westminster Catawba Christian School, Rock Hill
- York Comprehensive High School, York
- York Preparatory Academy, Rock Hill
- Homeschooled student or student attending a small private school in the York Electric service area
*The $1,000 check will be made payable to the college the recipient will be attending.
Just Write An Essay:
One of York Electric’s core values is community commitment. In your essay, you’ll need to describe ways York Electric serves the local community.
You MUST BE served by York Electric Cooperative to be eligible to apply. The student must have average or above-average grades and submit an essay.
Download was expired on May 1, 2018 12:00 AM
Your essay and application must be mailed on or before May 1, 2018, to:
York Electric Cooperative, Attention: Porter Gable, P.O. Box 150, York, SC 29745
R. D. Bennett Scholarship
Each year, winners of the Washington Youth Tour contest are qualified to compete for the Robert D. Bennett Scholarship through The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina (ECSC). A one-time check in the amount of $5,000 will be issued to the student and the college, university, trade or tech school of the winning student’s choice after the registrar’s office completes the proper paperwork. The scholarship money may be requested up to three years after the winner is named.
To compete for the scholarship, each Washington Youth Tour winner must submit an essay. Competition is based on the essays and participation during the trip. Trip chaperones will judge the essays. S.A.T. scores, grade point average, class standing, and other honors will not be considered.
Youth Summit – State House trip, July 10-13, 2018
Experience South Carolina’s capital like never before. Tour the Statehouse, meet lawmakers and see how co-ops are preparing for our state’s energy future. Plus, there’s plenty of fun with visits to popular Columbia attractions like Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. York Electric will cover all your expenses.
The application deadline was February 2, 2017.
YEC delegates for 2017
School: Fort Mill High School
Parents: Robin and Richard Daly
Jae Alexandra LaBrec “Alex”
School: Clover High School
Parent: James LaBrec
Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship for Women Returning to College
The Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship for Women Returning to College is awarded by South Carolina WIRE to two female electric cooperative members. Applicants for the $2,500 scholarships must have graduated from high school or earned GEDs (at least ten years ago), be accepted by an accredited South Carolina college or university, and demonstrate financial need.
- be a member of a South Carolina electric co-op
- have graduated from high school or earned her GED at least 10 years ago
- be accepted into an accredited S.C. college or university, and
- demonstrate financial need and personal goals.
Mail or fax the application to WIRE Scholarship Committee, Attention: Bobbie Cook, Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc., P.O. Box 417, Aiken, SC 29802, Fax (803)-641-8310.
York Electric Cooperative’s School-to-Work Scholarship
York Electric awards an outstanding senior who has participated in the Floyd D. Johnson Technology Center’s School-to-Work program a $500 scholarship. The student must meet the following criteria in order to qualify:
- Attending a two or four-year college
- 3.0 minimum overall GPA
- 100 average in school-to-work program
- No discipline record (including tardiness)
- Meet district attendance policy
- Submit a one-page, typed essay on why you should be considered.
The 2017 recipient of the School to Work scholarship is Christopher J. Laurencio from York. He is the son of Christopher and Diane Laurencio. Christopher held an internship with Bernie Ackerman, CPA. His future plans are to complete Army basic training, enroll in Winthrop University for the spring semester and then transfer to the Citadel. He aspires to major in accounting.