SMECO newsletter

volume 67 - issue 1 - January 2017

Scholarships available for high school seniors

SMECO is offering $1,500 college scholarships to four high school seniors who are graduating in 2017 and who live with parents or guardians who are SMECO customers. The deadline for all completed scholarship applications to be received is April 3, 2017.

HIgh school students

To be eligible for SMECO scholarships, students must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarships will be awarded based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and community and school involvement. As part of the application process, students must submit an essay on "Why is a College Education Important to Completing My Lifetime Goals?" The seven scholarship finalists will be interviewed on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

For more information or to obtain an application, visit smeco.coop/scholarship, see your school's guidance counselor, call SMECO at 1-888-440-3311, extension 4340, or visit the customer service desk in SMECO's Leonardtown or Hughesville office.

Completed application packages (all items must be submitted as one package) may be taken to one of the SMECO offices listed above or mailed to:

Attention: Bernadette Lewis
SMECO Headquarters
P.O. Box 1937
Hughesville, MD, 20637

Applicants for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's scholarships shall be considered based on the cooperative's established guidelines without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability.