Scholarships

Jump River Electric Cooperative Scholarships - $10,800 in scholarship monies available!

Scholarship Opportunities:

1.  High School Graduate Scholarships

2.  Adult Scholarships (non-traditional student wishing to further their education)

3.  Charles Kagigebi Memorial Scholarship (available to student attending LCO Community College)

4.  Lineworker Scholarship

 

1.  $8,800 worth of scholarships are awarded to graduates from 11 area high schools seeking to further their education.  Criteria and guidelines are as follows:

High School Graduates - Two $400 JREC scholarships awarded to each of the following schools:

Bruce, Flambeau, Gilman, Hayward, Ladysmith, Lake Holcombe, LCO, Rib Lake, Stanley-Boyd, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser, and Winter

Criteria is as follows:

  •   Graduate from one of the above listed local high schools in 2017.

  •   Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of dependent student must presently be an active member of JREC and currently receive electric service.

  •   Display average or above average academic records.

  •   Family income should not be a deciding factor.

  •   Display potential to successfully continue achievement in a post-secondary public or private college, university, junior college, or vocational school program, which will lead to an associate degree or one-year diploma.

An application for this scholarship can be obtained from your high school Guidance Counselor.  Deadline is based on individual school requirements.  Please see your Guidance Counselor for more details.

2.  JREC Adult Scholarships - Two $500 scholarships awarded

Adults (non-traditional students) seeking to further their education at a college or post-secondary institute can apply for this scholarship by picking up an application at the Ladysmith office or click here for the adult scholarship application.  Once completed, please mail your application to PO Box 99, Ladysmith WI 54848.  Deadline is June 16.

Criteria is as follows:

  •   Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of dependent student or self must be an active member of JREC and currently receive electric service.

  •   Student must have received their GED or high school diploma for a minimum of one year prior to applying for this scholarship.

  •   Display average or above average academic records.

  •   Family income should not be a deciding factor.

  •   Display potential to successfully continue achievement in a post-secondary public or private college, university, junior college, or vocational school program, which will lead to an associate degree or one-year diploma.

3.  Charles Kagigebi Memorial Scholarship - One $500 scholarship awarded

One scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional adult student who is attending LCO Community College.  All interested parties can apply for this scholarship by picking up an application at the LCO Community College or click here for the LCO scholarship application.  Once completed, please mail or return the application to the Financial Aid Assistant at the LCO Community College.  Deadline is based on school requirements.

Criteria is as follows:

  •   Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of dependent student or self must be an active member of JREC and currently receive electric service.

  •   Student must have received their GED or high school diploma for a minimum of one year prior to applying for this scholarship.

  •   Display average or above average academic records.

  •   Family income should not be a deciding factor.

  •   Display potential to successfully continue achievement in a post-secondary public or private college, university, junior college, or vocational school program, which will lead to an associate degree or one-year diploma.

4.  Lineworker Scholarship - One $500 Scholarship.  Members wishing to enter a one-year Electric Power Distribution/Lineworker post-secondary school program can apply for this scholarship.  This includes local high school graduating seniors whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are active members attending one of the 11 high schools outlined above, or at-large (non-traditional) active members of JREC and receiving electric service.

All interested parties can apply for this scholarship by picking up an application at the Ladysmith office or click here. Once the application is completed, please mail to PO Box 99, Ladysmith WI 54848.  Deadline is June 16.

  

For more information about the scholarships we offer, contact  Denise at 715-532-5524 or click on her name to send her a direct email. 

 

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