Calhoun County REC plans to award up to four $500 college scholarships in the spring of 2013.
Applications are available online (links below) or by calling 800-821-4879 or 712-297-7112.
2013 Application Form: http://www.calhounrec.coop/UserDocs/Library/Calhoun2013ScholarshipApplication.doc
2013 Essay Form: http://www.calhounrec.coop/UserDocs/Library/Calhoun2013ScholarshipEssaysheet.doc
To be eligible, a student must be a graduating high school senior and a dependent of a Calhoun county REC member.
Applicants must be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited, two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in the fall of 2013. The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the school year for which the scholarship is given.
Award will be based on the following criteria: complete application, one letter of reference from a teacher or counselor. A completed 250 word essay describing "What role does base load generation play in ensuring we have affordable energy in the future?"
Completed applications can be mailed or hand delivered to Calhoun County REC, 1015 Tonawanda St., PO Box 312, Rockwell City, IA 50579-0312.
The last day to submit an application is April 8, 2013.
Calhoun County REC is a member-owned electric utility serving homes, farms and businesses in Pocahontas, Calhoun, Sac, Greene and Webster counties. In addition, the cooperative provides power to the communities of Callender and Farnhamville.