Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) is accepting applications from high school seniors for the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program.
This program is open to children of Sawnee EMC members. To learn more about the scholarship program and download the application, please visit http://www.sawnee.com/roundup/scholarships.
In the past, the scholarships have been $4,000 per student. This is a one-time scholarship, not renewable. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is 5 p.m. Jan. 12.
Juniors and seniors can also apply for the Washington Youth Tour. Applicants must be 16 years old by June 1, 2018 and be able to commit to the tour June 7-14. Two deserving students will participate in a week-long trip to Washington, D.C. While there, they will get the chance to see the U. S. Capitol, as well as other major monuments and museums in the area.
To learn more about the Washington Youth Tour and download the application, please visit http://www.sawnee.com/content/washington-youth-tour.
The deadline to apply for the Washington Youth Tour is Feb. 9.
“It is such a privilege for Sawnee EMC to be able to assist these students in furthering their education,” said Cindy Badgett, director of external affairs at Sawnee EMC. “The Foundation Youth Scholarship program and the Washington Youth Tour are shining examples of what the Foundation and Sawnee EMC are all about; a commitment to giving back in the communities we serve.”
about the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program or the Washington Youth
Tour can be directed to Badgett at (678)455-1399 or via email at
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 174,800 accounts in seven counties in greater north Georgia.