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 2018 application deadline is April 2nd.

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 non-renewable.

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

Walter Harrison Scholarship

Deadline: The 2018 Walter Harrison Scholarship application deadline is has past. Check back here January 2019 for the next application opportunity.

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.

Purpose: The $5,000 scholarships are for undergraduate studies and are non-renewable.

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

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 sent by e-mail to scholarship@coastalemc.com

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