Annual Meeting Scholarships

Annual Meeting Scholarship Application for 2021 is now available!

The 2021 EECA Annual Meeting Scholarship winners have been announced! We had 84 college and college-bound students apply this year. For those not drawn, we hope to see your application next year! The winners are as follows:

  1. Madison Fleege, 2020 Carterville High School graduate, attending SIU Carbondale
  2. Kenneth Bunton, 2021 Murphysboro High School graduate, attending John A. Logan College
  3. Kennedy Herrell, 2021 Chester High School graduate, attending Southeast Missouri State
  4. Shea Petrowske, 2019 Chester High School graduate, attending Southeast Missouri State
  5. Ashley Woolard, 2021 Carterville High School graduate, attending Illinois State University
  6. Emily Bauersachs, 2016 Trico High School graduate, attending Belmont University
  7. Matthew Koester, 2020 Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School, attending SIU Carbondale
  8. Samantha Rahlfs, 2020 Sparta High School graduate, attending Rend Lake College
  9. Kylie Bunselmeyer, 2021 Trico High School graduate, attending University of Southern Indiana
  10. Peyton Clendenin, 2021 Chester High School graduate, attending Southeast Missouri State
Eligibility
  • The applicant must be a member in good standing of Egyptian Electric Cooperative, 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 15, 2021.
  • All applications must be signed by the applicant and parent or legal guardian (if a dependent). Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications must be returned to the Cooperative by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Applications will be accepted by mail, fax to (888)554-8181, email to bguthman@eeca.coop or by submitting it in our after-hours dropbox.
  • The Annual Meeting will be drive-thru style with the business meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. Scholarship drawings will take place following. Attendance for student and/or parent is optional for 2021.
  • 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 2021 term.
  • Scholarship winners will be notified by email provided on application. Winners will have until July 30, 2021 to produce verification of enrollment. Scholarship funds will then be sent directly to recipients upon verification of enrollment to the Cooperative.
  • Prior scholarship recipients are ineligible. Prior applicants are eligible.

Egyptian Electric Cooperative cancelled the 2020 Annual Meeting (originally scheduled for July 16, 2020) and in lieu of the in-person meeting, drawings were taken place by video. Member Services Manager, Brooke Guthman and Member Services Representative, Abbie Weil, below drawing the winners for the ten 2020 Annual Meeting scholarships. For questions regarding the scholarships, please contact Brooke at (800) 606-1505 or bguthman@eeca.coop. 

Ninety-seven scholarship applicants applied for the ten $1,000 2020 Annual Meeting Scholarships. The winners are as follows:

  • Nicholas Stokes, 2020 Murphysboro High School graduate, attending John A. Logan Community College
  • Clay Herrell, 2018 Chester High School graduate, attending Southeast Missouri State University
  • Adrienne Carril, 2020 Sparta High School graduate, attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Jillian King, 2020 Trico High School graduate, attending John A. Logan Community College
  • Seth Levan, 2020 Trico High School graduate, attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Alyse Bollman, 2016 Chester High School graduate, attending Southeast Missouri State University
  • Elizabeth Froemling, 2019 Trico High School graduate, attending John A. Logan Community College
  • Paige Jaynes, 2020 Murphysboro High School graduate, attending Illinois State University
  • Emily Finke, 2017 Murphysboro High School graduate, attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Dakota Krone, 2020 Pinckneyville High School graduate, attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville