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Annual Meeting Scholarships

The 2024 Egyptian Electric Cooperative (EECA) Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications are now available from now until July 5, 2024. Application is open to any full-time, or soon to be full-time, college enrolled student that are dependents/children of member-consumers of EECA (receiving electricity from EECA), and who have been member-consumers one year prior to July 11, 2024.
 
The single-page application with eligibility is attached. You can access the scholarship application here and above.
 
To expedite processing, we are asking that proof of college registration be provided with the completed application, but it’s that simple! We are again giving away TEN $1,000 scholarships to be drawn following our EECA Annual Meeting of the Members at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at our office location at 1732 Finney Road in Murphysboro! Attendance by account holder (legal guardian/parent) and student is mandatory. Official rules and eligibility are below:
 
Eligibility:
  • The applicant must be a member in good standing of Egyptian Electric Cooperative (EECA) or is the dependent of a member of the Cooperative who is in good standing, and must have been a member for one year prior to July 11, 2024.
  • The applicant must be enrolled, or have applied for enrollment, in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational school for the Fall 2024 term.
  • Application must be signed by the applicant and parent or legal guardian (if a dependent). Proof of college registration for Fall 2024 should be included with application.
  • Verification of enrollment could include a payment installment, copy of school schedule or equivalent proof. If proof of college registration is not provided with the application, winners will have until July 25, 2024 to produce verification of enrollment or scholarship award will be passed on to alternate recipient.
  • Applications and proof of enrollment must be returned to EECA by 4 p.m., July 5, 2024. Applications will be accepted by mail, fax, email or by dropping off in our after-hours dropbox.
  • Prior annual meeting scholarship applicants are eligible. Prior scholarship recipients are ineligible.
  • The Annual Meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Scholarship drawings will take place live following the business meeting. Attendance for student and parent or legal guardian (if a dependent) is mandatory. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to scholarship winners in the mail.

To view additional information on the Egyptian Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting, visit here. For questions regarding the scholarships, please contact Brooke at (800) 606-1505 or bguthman@eeca.coop. 

Congratulations to our 2023 Annual Meeting Scholarship Winners of $1,000 each! Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications will become available May 2024 for the July 2024 Annual Meeting.

 

Jacob Powers, 2023 Carbondale Community High School graduate, attending SIU Carbondale

Michael Fisher, 2018 Trico High School Graduate, attending Bellevue University

Alek Abell, 2022 Murphysboro High School graduate, attending SIU Carbondale

Timothy Reiman, 2023 Trico High School graduate, attending McKendree University

Logan Salger, 2023 Red Bud High School graduate, attending SEMO

Annie Kennedy, 2020 Murphysboro High School graduate, attending University of the South

Jesse Heath, 2023 Chester High School graduate, attending Lincoln Land Community College

Hunter Havens, 2016 Eldorado High School graduate, attending SIU Carbondale

Claire Deterding, 2021 St. Vincent de Paul Catholic High School, attending SIU Edwardsville

Madison Kribs, 2022 Chester High School graduate, attending SEMO

2023 annual meeting scholarship winners