High School Seniors
Each school year, Cherryland Electric Cooperative offers a $4,000 college scholarship to a local high school senior. High school seniors whose parents or guardians receive monthly electric service from Cherryland Electric Cooperative and live in Cherryland's service area may apply for a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 each year for four years). Selection for the Cherryland scholarship is based on acedemics, community involvement, extracurricular activities, and/or after-school employment. A minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4-point system is required. To continue receiving the scholarship, a student must maintain a minimum college course load of 12 credits per term or semester and recieve a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship applications are due by April 5, 2013.
Cherryland also offers an adult education scholarship. This scholarship is in the amount of $500. It is awarded once a year and goes to an adult who is furthering his or her education by taking college classes. Selection is based on need. The recipient must be a Cherryland Electric Cooperative member.