Wake Electric Scholarships

2015 Scholarship winners announced!

The Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship

Wake Electric awards one Fred M. Alford Memorial scholarship of $2,000. This scholarship is in memory of former Wake Electric employee Fred M. Alford.
Requirements for the Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship include:

  • Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of a current Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
  • Must be a high school graduating senior (cannot already be attending college)
  • Must pursue a four-year undergraduate baccalaureate degree at an accredited institution in North Carolina

Touchstone Energy® Scholarships

16 scholarships of $1,250 are awarded.  Requirements include:

  • Must be a child of or under legal guardianship of a current Wake Electric member or live in a home served by Wake Electric
  • Must use these funds at a North Carolina college or university, community college, vocational or technical school
  • Applicants can be a high school graduating senior or already enrolled full-time in a university, community college, vocational or technical school

Information Requirements

Applicants must provide the following:

  • Completed application including financial information
  • Application information MUST BE TYPED or application will be disqualified
  • Transcript from high school, college or university, community college, vocational or technical school
  • Two-page, double-spaced essay that describes the student’s career goals and how they intend to achieve them and explain why they believe they should receive the scholarship.  ESSAY MUST BE TYPED and should NOT be more than two-pages.  The essay should show a thoughtful and original approach.
  • Three letters of recommendation (the judges prefer thoughtful and original observations)

If you have any questions, please contact Wake Electric at communications@wemc.com or (919) 863.6312.

The Wake Electric Scholarship Program is funded through voluntary member and employee donations through the Operation RoundUp program.


2015 Wake Electric Scholarship Winners

For 2015 Wake Electric awarded 17 college scholarships equaling a total of $22,000. 

The Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) was awarded to:

Morgan Darrow of Wakefield High School

The Touchstone Energy Scholarship winners are:

  1. Chad Kibbe of Wake Technical Community College
  2. Stephanie Jackomin of Wake Forest High School
  3. Cory Halterman of Franklinton High School
  4. Emily Berrier of North Raleigh Christian Academy
  5. Taylor Rossman of Wake Forest High School
  6. Cameron Jarvis of Heritage High School
  7. Annis Morris of Franklinton High School
  8. Matthew Watts of Wake Forest High School
  9. Abigail Richter of South Granville
  10. Erin Lemin of Wake Forest High School
  11. Taryn Hoffman of Franklinton High School
  12. Robert Richter of Enloe High
  13. Robert Mishler of Middle College High School
  14. Brittaney Dahle of Methodist University
  15. Jovanhy Trejo of Granville Central High School
  16. Miranda Brauns of NC State University
Funding for scholarships is made possible by Wake Electric members and Wake Electric employees through the Operation Round-Up Program. For more information on Operation RoundUp or the scholarship program, visit www.wemc.com.

Questions?

Call 919.863.6312 or 800.474.6300 or e-mail at communications@wemc.com.

Funding for scholarships is made possible by Wake Electric members and employees through the Operation Round-Up Program. Operation Round-Up allows Wake Electric members to round up their electric bill to the next highest dollar and donate that amount to the program. For example, if your electric bill for the month is $91.85, your bill would be rounded up to $92.00 and the extra 15 cents would be donated to Operation Round-Up.





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