The Irwin EMC Foundation Touchstone Energy Scholarship is awarded to 10 deserving students each year in March.
All applications are due by February 13, 2023. Applications may be mailed to Attn: Irwin EMC Foundation Scholarship, P. O. Box 125, Ocilla, GA 31774 or delivered by hand to 915 West Fourth Street, Ocilla. Note: Applications are DUE on February 13, not postmarked.
The recipient must reside in the household (primary residence) for at least the past 12 months of a member of Irwin EMC.
Preference will be given to members who participate in Operation Round Up. If you are not sure if your account participates in Operation Round Up, please call to confirm.
The recipient must be enrolled upon awarding of scholarship in an accredited college or technical school program, either full-time or part-time.
The grant is for undergraduate work only. No applications for master’s or doctorate degrees will be accepted.
The competition is open to high school students, as well as college and technical school students.
The scholarship fund will be in the form of a grant program with funds being paid to the college, university or vocational school, on behalf of the grant recipient.
A person may submit an application each year, but previous winners are not eligible to win again.
The scholarship fund will be $1,000 to each scholarship winner.
Scholarship use must commence within one year of date of issuance and be totally utilized within two years of the date of issuance. The scholarship check will be written directly to the scholarship recipient’s school.
Scholarship criteria are as follows: Commitment to Community, Accountability, Integrity, and Innovation.
A committee of judges will review the applications. A recommendation will be forwarded to the Irwin EMC Foundation, which shall make the final decision for the Irwin EMC Foundation Touchstone Energy Scholarship. All decisions are final.
The Irwin EMC Foundation administers the Irwin EMC Foundation Touchstone Energy Scholarship.
Winners for the Irwin EMC Foundation Touchstone Energy Scholarship will be notified at the end of March.
Any questions should be directed to Hope Paulk, Irwin EMC, at 229-468-7415, ext. 2311, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We can email a PDF version of the application if that is more helpful to you.