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College Scholarship

Flint Energies Foundation College Scholarship

Criteria

All applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered by February 28. Applications may be delivered to any Flint Energies office or mailed to:

Flint Energies Foundation Scholarship Fund
PO Box 7089
Warner Robins, GA 31095

Late applications will not be considered. The web application form is below, and it will stop accepting applications February 28. Click here to download PDF application.

The applicant must primarily reside within Bibb, Chattahoochee, Crawford, Dooly, Harris, Houston, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Muscogee, Peach, Schley, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Twiggs or Upson Counties.

The applicant must be enrolled upon awarding of scholarship in an accredited college program, either full-time or part-time.

The competition is open to high school students with an acceptance letter and plans to begin college no later than the fall semester after graduation, as well as college students.

The scholarship fund will be in the form of a grant program with funds being paid to the college on behalf of the grant recipient.

A person may submit an application each year, but previous winners are not eligible to win again.

Up to 25 local scholarship winners will be awarded $2,500 each.

Scholarship use must commence within one year of date of issuance and be totally utilized within two years of the date of issuance. The scholarship check will be written directly to the scholarship recipient’s school.

Special consideration will be given to those applicants pursuing either an agriculture degree at the University of Georgia or an engineering degree at Georgia Tech.

Based on the four core values that Touchstone Energy Cooperatives such as Flint Energies adhere to, scholarship criteria are as follows:

  • Commitment to Community
  • Accountability
  • Integrity and Innovation
  • Academics and Attendance


Grades and financial need will be considered by the scholarship committee.

A committee of judges will review the applications. A recommendation will be forwarded to the Flint Energies Foundation, which shall make the final decision for the Flint Energies Foundation College Scholarship. All decisions are final.

The Flint Energies Foundation administers the Flint Energies Foundation College Scholarship.

Winners for the Flint Energies Foundation College Scholarship will be announced in May.

Scholarship will be disbursed to the business office of the university or college in the amount of $2500 upon presentation of the student’s registration for the current semester.

Any questions should be directed to Marian McLemore, 1-478-218-5600, or toll free at 1-800-342-3616.
 

Flint Energies Foundation College Scholarship


Student Information

Name *

Address *

Academic Performance & Potential

Participation in Extracurricular Activities








Financial Need Assessment

This will be treated as strictly confidential information.

Current or Intended College or University

School Address *

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Student Application

Please complete ONE essay that addresses all four of the areas listed below in 1,500 words or less. Do NOT reveal your name, place of residence, school, etc. in the answers, as such references will DISQUALIFY your application. Essays must be typed and double-spaced.

  1. Describe your commitment to community. Include any school, church or civic activities in which you gave of your time or talents to better your school or community. You may also include any work experience you have gained.

  2. Explain how you will be accountable with these funds. Include in your explanation how these funds for furthering your education will help you fulfill your goals and what financial limitations you will face without these funds. In your explanation, please state your specific goals.

  3. If you are a recipient of this scholarship, you will be an unofficial representative of Flint Energies and the Flint Energies Foundation. What qualities do you have that would demonstrate that you are a person of integrity?

  4. Innovation is the creation of something new, different or unique. Describe a circumstance in your life that has required an innovative response. This can be an explanation of any obstacles you have overcome, extraordinary needs you have faced and or any unique endeavors you have undertaken and the response you had to the situation.

Checklist

Before submitting your application, please do a final check to make sure that all the necessary documents are included. Incomplete applications and/or applications that are not completed according to the instructions will not be considered.

  1. All blanks on the Student Information page must be filled out. If any data requested does not apply to you, for example if you do not have an email address, put N/A (not applicable) in the blank.
  2. You must include a school transcript and at least one letter of recommendation along with an acceptance letter from the technical school you plan to attend if you are not currently enrolled. If you are a high school senior and have not received your acceptance letter, please list the name of the school to which you applied with a note explaining that you have not yet received your letter. If you are selected as a recipient, you will be asked to provide one before the scholarship funds will be released.
  3. Do not include any indication of who you are, where you live or where you attend school in your essays. Any such references will immediately disqualify your application.
  4. Your essay must be 1,500 words or less. Be clear and concise.
  5. Proofread your essays before submitting your application. Points will be deducted for grammatical errors and misspelled words.
  6. If you are awarded the scholarship, you will be asked to submit a professional headshot photo or have one taken at a Flint Energies' office before any scholarship funds are released. Please submit a recent school or professional photo (headshot only) for this purpose. No glamour shot or candid photos, please.

Proof of financial information submitted may be required if scholarship is rewarded.



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