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IEC Memorial Scholarships available 

EnerStar Electric Cooperative President/CEO Mike Clark has announced that Illinois electric cooperatives in 2019 will award 12 $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors through the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program designed to financially assist students in the electric cooperative family. 

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. 

One 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 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. 

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

For more information, contact EnerStar’s Angela Griffin, Manager of Marketing and Member Services, at 1-800-635-4145, ext 103 or email To apply, visit the community section at

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