Scholarship program helps high school seniors who want to continue their education at a college, vocational or technical school.
The South Central Power Company Foundation’s Operation Round Up program is offering four scholarship categories: Academic Excellence, Career-Technical, Community and Leadership.
See below to review the four scholarship categories, rules and guidelines, and download the application (which is a pdf file).
If you are hand writing your application, please use only blue or black ink, and print as clearly as possible.
Once you have completely filled out the application and obtained your transcript and scholastic record & teacher evaluation (and letter of recommendation for the Community Scholarship), you may scan all application documents into a single pdf file and submit your application using one of the forms in the sections below.
Be sure to use the correct submission form to submit your application and other materials.
You may submit only one application.
The deadline to apply was Feb. 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.
Scholarship – Academic Excellence
The program provides graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence in the classroom as well as involvement in school activities with additional funds for higher education in a four-year bachelor’s degree program. Several students will receive a $1,000 scholarship. From that group, the South Central Power Company Foundation Board of Directors will select a student to compete in the statewide competition sponsored by Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives, Inc. The top statewide prize is $3,800.
Scholarship – Career-Technical
This scholarship is to award eligible high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in a trade or vocational field. The scholarship is to provide financial support to high school seniors who plan to attend a trade school, technical school or community college and obtain an associate degree, diploma or certificate.
Scholarship – Community
This scholarship is to award eligible high school seniors who exemplify the cooperative principle “concern for community.” These students demonstrate strong community involvement and leadership skills through community and volunteer work and an ongoing commitment to community service. The scholarship is to provide financial support to high school seniors who plan to pursue a 4-year degree at an accredited college, university or post-secondary institution.
Scholarship – Leadership
This scholarship is to award eligible high school seniors who have achieved success in and outside of the classroom. Students have accomplished this by one or more of the following criteria: Demonstrated strong school and/or community involvement, maintained employment, served as a leader among their peers and/or faced adversities. The scholarship is to provide financial support to high school seniors who plan to pursue a 4-year degree at an accredited college, university or post-secondary institution.