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IEC Memorial Scholarship


Illinois electric cooperatives awards total of 12 scholarships of $2,000 each year through the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program, including 11 academic scholarships and one scholarship to assist a student with costs in attending an electric lineworker school.

Six scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who are the sons or daughters of an Illinois electric cooperative member receiving service from the cooperative. A seventh scholarship, the Earl W. Struck Memorial Scholarship, will be awarded to a student who is the son or daughter of an Illinois electric cooperative employee or director. Four additional scholarships are reserved for students enrolling full-time at a two-year Illinois community college who are the sons or daughters of Illinois electric cooperative members, employees, or directors.

Applications are completed online. No applications are available at this time. Please check back in the fall of 2021. Deadline will be December 31, 2021.

The twelfth scholarship, the "LaVern and Nola McEntire Lineworker's Scholarship," will help pay for costs to attend the lineworker's school conducted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield. Sons and daughters of co-op members, relatives of co-op employees or directors and individuals who served or are serving in the armed forces or National Guard are all eligible for the lineworker's scholarship.

Lineworker applications are completed online. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2021.

For more information or questions, contact Angela Griffin at 1-800-635-4145, ext 103.


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