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Continuing Education Scholarships

2017 Continuing Education Scholarship Applications are now available!
Applications due March 10, 2017!

 

Applicant Eligibility 
1. Applicant must be a public, private or home-schooled graduating senior in the Class of 2017. Dependents of a St. Croix Electric Cooperative employee or director are not eligible.
2. Applicant’s parent(s)/guardian(s) must be a current member(s) of St. Croix Electric Cooperative.
3. The completed application, Principal/Guidance Counselor Form and official transcript must be postmarked and/or received at the Cooperative office by March 10, 2017. Incomplete applications or materials postmarked after the deadline will not be reviewed.

 

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HELPFUL HINTS

  1. If you choose to complete an application via the PDF form or Word document, you must first save the form/document to your computer before you begin filling out the application.
  2. Online applicants will receive a confirmation email once the completed application has been submitted. If a confirmation email is not received immediately, check your Junk/SPAM folder and then contact St. Croix Electric Cooperative.
  3. If you click "Submit" on the online form and are redirected to this page, you missed a required field and your application has not been submitted. Scroll down to the webform and correct the boxes highlighted in red, re-enter the CAPTCHA and click "Submit".
  4. If you complete an application using the Google Docs form: Open the link, go to "File," then "Make a Copy" and save the application to your Google Drive account. Once complete, go to "File," then "Email as Attachment" and email to danab@scecnet.net
    1. It would be a good idea to mark the “Send a copy to myself” box, in case you need to resend the application.

To apply for a St. Croix Electric Cooperative Continuing Education Scholarship, students must complete the webform below or click on links below to access a PDF or Word document of the application. Students who complete the webform must still print the Principal/Guidance Counselor Form and have an official transcript sent to St. Croix Electric Cooperative (mailing address below) by the deadline. A valid email address must be used as that is the means for immediate notification that the digital application has been received. Additionally, students will be notified via email when their guidance counselor form/transcript are received and application is complete.

Click here for a PDF of the application.
Click here for a Word document of the application.
Click here to access the application in Google Docs.
Click here for a copy of the guidelines. 

A scholarship committee of Cooperative members determines scholarship recipients based on a points system. In selecting recipients, attention is given to applicants with accomplishments in academics, community involvement, cooperative knowledge, scholastic activities, and demonstration of leadership and financial need.

A complete application packet will contain the following information:

  • A completed online webform (below) -OR- paper application signed by both the applicant and their parent/guardian who are a member(s) of St. Croix Electric.
  • A completed Principal/Guidance Counselor Form signed by the applicant's principal or guidance counselor.
  • Official high school transcript.

Scholarship packets are also available at the St. Croix Electric Cooperative office in Hammond and with local guidance counselors at high schools throughout St. Croix County. Materials may be mailed to:

St. Croix Electric Cooperative
Attn: 2017 Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 160
1925 Ridgeway St.
Hammond, WI 54015

Questions? Call Dana Bolwerk at the office (715-796-7000, ext. 613) or send an email.
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Through 2016, forfeited capital credits have resulted in nearly $250,000 in scholarships to local high school students since 1981.

List all high school activities, indicating which class year(s) you participated and honors or offices held. (ex: FFA (9th-12th), secretary (11th); Cross-Country (10th-11th), varsity squad (11th); high school choir (12th), etc.). Please start a new line for each activity.
Have you had any specific involvement in a cooperative-sponsored event? Electric cooperatives sponsor the annual Youth Leadership Congress (YLC) at UW-River Falls each summer. If you have participated as a delegate to YLC or any other cooperative-sponsored event, please share your experiences and what you learned.
Activities/Responsibilities Outside of School:
Short Essay:
St. Croix Electric Cooperative is a business - much like any other business - but, in several ways, it is unique. In a brief narrative, explain what being a member of a consumer-owned, not-for-profit cooperative means to you.
Please explain any special family circumstances of which you would like the scholarship selection committee to be aware, such as family, health or financial concerns.
Use this area to supply additional information for any of the above questions.

By clicking "Submit", I confirm I have read and understood the guidelines for the St. Croix Electric Cooperative Continuing Education Scholarship and have completed the application truthfully. Clicking "Submit" serves as my electronic signature for this application and validates I am the son/daughter of a current St. Croix Electric Cooperative member -OR- I am living at and will remain living at the residence of a St. Croix Electric Cooperative member for the 2016-17 school year. This member is my guardian (e.g. financially responsible for my care and authorized to act on my behalf, if I am a minor). I understand my guidance counselor or principal must also complete and submit their designated form and my official transcript before my application is eligible for consideration. All materials must be postmarked by and/or received at St. Croix Electric Cooperative by Friday, March 10, 2017.

After completing the CAPTCHA security code below and clicking "Submit," an email will be sent to the email address listed on this form. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please double-check your Junk/SPAM folder and either resubmit your request or feel free to contact the office at 715-796-7000, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thank you.
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