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Southside Opportunity Fund (SOF)


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SEC Power Line Worker Training School Scholarship 

Power Line Worker Training School Scholarship Application 


Each year, the Education Scholarship Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships. A combination of weighted criteria is used in the selection process: 40% financial need; 40% academic achievement; and 20% personal statement. Funds can be applied towards tuition, student fees, room and board, or textbooks.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Primary residence of applicant's parent or legal guardian must receive its power from one of the 15 electric cooperatives served by Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). For a list of qualifying electric cooperative service territories, visit here.

  • Applicants applying for a 2019 scholarship must be a senior graduating from either high school or home school in 2019.

  • Applicant must be entering his or her first semester at a post-secondary school in the fall of 2019.

  • For more information and to apply:


 Application deadline has passed. 


Look for more information in early 2020.