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Buckeye Rural Electric is proud to present the following Children of Members Scholarships:

• First-place Buckeye REC award: $1,500
• Second-place Buckeye REC award: $1,200
• Third-place Buckeye REC award: $800

BREC’s first-place winner will compete for the Ohio’s Electric
Cooperatives (OEC) scholarships in Columbus. Students
must apply for the local BREC scholarships to qualify for
the statewide competition. The potential total scholarship
award for first place ($1,500) at Buckeye REC and first place
($3,600) at OEC is $5,100! At the state level, the 24 awards range from $1,200 to $3,600. An in-person interview is required. All applicants must be a high school senior who resides with parents or legal guardians who are members of the cooperative. Other minimum requirements must be met. Applications and rules are found at
Your school guidance counselors should also be able to obtain them. The first two pages of each application can be filled in online before printing.

Return all forms to: Buckeye REC, Inc., Attn: Scholarship
Coordinator, P. O. Box 200, Rio Grande, OH 45674-0200.

DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 9, 2018.
Scholarship finalist interviews will be held at our offices in Rio
Grande in early March 2018. Applicants will receive additional
information prior to that date.

The candidates will be evaluated initially by their scholastic
record and personal achievements/school & community
activities. After finalist are selected, the judging process will
include a personal interview and test students’ knowledge
of cooperatives. In 2018, Buckeye REC plans to offer a new
Technical Scholarship for students pursuing an education in
a trade school/program. Details will follow at a later date.
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