At Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, we are passionate about equipping students with the resources they need to succeed.
We're proud to offer a scholarship program for graduating seniors. The program is administered by our state association, the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC), and offers 12 scholarships!
Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives Memorial Scholarship Program
Nine $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who are the sons or daughters of Illinois electric cooperative members.
Four $2,000 scholarships are for high school seniors who will be enrolling full-time at a two-year Illinois community college. They may be the sons or daughters of Illinois electric cooperative members, employees or directors.
One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who is the son or daughter of an Illinois electric cooperative employee or director.
The application deadline is December 31 each year.
Lavern and Nola McEntire Lineworker Scholarship
One $2,000 “LaVern and Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship” will help pay for costs to attend the lineworker’s school conducted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois. Sons and daughters of co-op members; relatives of co-op employees or directors; and individuals who have served or are serving in the armed forces or National Guard and individuals enrolled in the Lincoln Land Lineworker’s school are all eligible for the lineworker’s scholarship.
The application deadline is April 30 each year.