Scholarships

Coastal Electric Cooperative can help you achieve your educational goals.

We offer two scholarship programs:

 •     Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship

 •     Walter Harrison Scholarship

Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: The 2020 deadline for Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship applications is April 1. 

EligibilityResidents of Liberty, Long, McIntosh and south Bryan counties who are graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply.

PurposeThe $5,000 scholarships are for undergraduate studies and are renewable.

JudgingApplications are judged on the basis of the applicant’s commitment to community, integrity, accountability, innovation, and financial need.

Walter Harrison Scholarship

Deadline: 2020 applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, Feb. 12.

About the Scholarship: Walter Harrison, a native of Millen, GA was known across the state and nation as “Mr. Rural Electrification” for his pioneering efforts in the electric cooperative industry and his lifelong dedication to improving life in rural areas.

In 1985, Coastal Electric Cooperative joined with other electric cooperatives of Georgia in founding a scholarship to honor the late Walter Harrison. Coastal Electric selects three nominees to compete for the $1,000 statewide scholarships.

More than $125,000 has been awarded since the program began. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Eligibility: Residents of south Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties who are graduating seniors, college students, or adult students returning to school are eligible to apply. The recipient’s primary residence must be the household of a Coastal Electric Cooperative member or employee.

Purpose: The $1,000 scholarships are for undergraduate studies and are non-renewable.

Submissions: Send applications and all supporting documents (refer to application for more details) to:

Walter Harrison Scholarship
Coastal Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 109
Midway, GA 31320

Need to overnight it?

Walter Harrison Scholarship
Coastal Electric Cooperative
1265 S. Coastal Highway
Midway, GA 31320

Submissions may be FAXed to (912) 884-2789 or emailed to scholarship@CoastalElectric.Coop.

Want to drop it off? Deliver your application to the co-op’s office at 1265 S. Coastal Highway in Midway. or in Richmond Hill at 3700 U.S. Highway 17 South (next door to Food Lion).