Children of Members Scholarship
Every spring, Butler Rural Electric Cooperative awards college scholarships to high school seniors whose parents or guardians are members of the cooperative. The top ten applicants are selected based on GPA and community involvement and are invited to participate in interviews with judges. Two students will be awarded a first place, $2,500 scholarship, two students will be awarded the second-place R. Fred Woodruff Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 each, and six students will be awarded $1,000 college scholarships from Butler Rural Electric Cooperative. The first-place male and the first-place female will be invited to compete for additional scholarships from Ohio's Electric Cooperatives in Columbus, OH. They have a chance to receive one of nine scholarships offered at the state level.
Touchstone Energy Scholarship
Every spring, Butler Rural Electric Cooperative awards a Touchstone Energy® Achievement Scholarship to one student who has committed to pursuing a college education despite obstacles that my have been in his or her way. The winner is awarded a $1,500 scholarship. He or she will then go to the cooperative's statewide office in Columbus to compete for more scholarship opportunities.
Questions about scholarships can be directed to:
Jade Guthrie, Communications Representative