2010-04-01 / Local & State

Valley-REC Scholarships Available

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative will award up to 25 $1,000 scholarships this year to eligible students who apply.

To qualify for the program, any student applying for a scholarship must be a Valley REC member or dependent of a member. (Valley REC directors and employees and their dependents are not eligible); attending or planning to attend an accredited postsecondary institution; enrolled or planning to enroll full-time for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Scholarship applications are available at the co-op’s Web site. Visit www.valleyrec.com and follow the “Programs and Services” link to the “Scholarships” section. There are two versions of the application: one for high school students and one for high school graduates.

Applications are also available at all Valley REC offices and in the guidance offices of the following public high schools: Altoona Area High School, Central High School, Claysburg- Kimmel High School, Fannett Metal High School, Forbes Road Junior/Senior High School, Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, Huntingdon Area High School, Indian Valley High School, Juniata High School, Juniata Valley High School, Lewistown Area High School, McConnellsburg High School, Mount Union Area High School, Northern Bedford County High School, Southern Fulton Jr./Sr. High School, Southern Huntingdon Co. High School, Tussey Mountain High School, Tyrone Area High School and Williamsburg High School.

Applications and all required information must be mailed to Valley Rural Electric Cooperative and postmarked by April 15, 2010. Scholarship selections will be made in May. Award recipients will be notified by the end of June.

Applicants should direct questions to memberservices@ valleyrec.com or call 800-432-0680.

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