Local Students Attending College in Georgia Can Apply for $1000 Scholarships


Jefferson, Ga. — Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is currently accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia’s 41 electric cooperatives. The scholarship fund will provide $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in Georgia.

Students interested in applying should contact their high-school guidance/ counselor’s office or visit www.jacksonemc.com/scholarships for an online application, FAQs and complete details. Completed application packets must be received at Jackson EMC by 5:00 p.m. on January 29, 2016.  

The scholarship can be applied to academic expenses at any accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational-technical institute in Georgia.

Full- or part-time students who apply for the scholarship must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate degree program, a customer of Jackson EMC or the son or daughter of a customer and a resident of the home served by Jackson EMC.

For more information about Jackson EMC’s scholarship programs or to learn more about the company’s commitment to the community, please visit www.jacksonemc.com/community; Like us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/jacksonemc; Follow us on Twitter, www.twitter.com/jacksonemc; and check out our YouTube Channel, www.youtube.com/JEMCTV1.