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CHELCO introduces scholarships


CHELCO introduces a scholarship designed to help members or their dependents attend college.

In order to be eligible for the award, applicants must be a CHELCO member or the dependent of a member and must live on CHELCO lines. Applicants will be chosen based on scholastic achievement; school and community activities; economic need and the ability to communicate both in writing and in an interview. Applicants may be graduating seniors or returning college students, and the scholarship is also available to adults entering or returning to the college system.

“CHELCO has a history of supporting the community to assist charitable causes and improve our quality of life,” said Vice President of Member Service Steve Wolfrom. “We are initiating this program to continue this tradition by giving directly back to our members. Having an educated workforce is vital to the economic well-being of our communities, and this program supports that goal.”

Completed application packages should be submitted to CHELCO C/O Communications Specialist Tammy Kearce P.O.  Box 512 DeFuniak Springs, FL or emailed to  no later than April 15, 2015.

Download or print scholarship rules

Download or print scholarship application