(IEC) Memorial Scholarship Form

2023 IEC Scholarship Form
Please complete this form to the best of your ability.
* Denotes a required field.

Eligibility

Are you currently a high school senior? *
You do not meet the eligibility requirements for this scholarship.
I am the child of an electric cooperative member who is currently receiving services from the cooperative *
I am the child of an electric cooperative employee or director *
You do not meet the Cooperative eligibility requirements for this scholarship.
I will be attending a two-year Illinois community college in the fall *
The community college must be located in the state of Illinois.
I will be attending a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the fall *
You do not meet the eligibility requirements for this scholarship.

Contact information

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High School Information

(e.g. if your school uses a 4 point scale, multiply your G.P.A. by 25. If your school uses a 5 point scale, multiply your G.P.A. by 20)
Do you have a current SAT or ACT score?

Work and Volunteer Experience

List up to 15 positions held (i.e. clerk at local grocery store), for what time period, and whether volunteer or for pay. Please do not make any reference to name, county or home location.
Volunteer or Paid Position *

Participation in School and Community Activities

List up to 15 activities (both school and non-school) in which you have participated, along with years of membership or participation and offices held. Please do not make any reference to name, county, or home location. (Example: "High School Soccer, "Team Captain")
Don't use specific names
If no leadership position, enter "N/A."

Biography

Write a brief biographical statement (approximately 250 words or less) that includes your educational goals, financial need and other pertinent information about yourself that you feel is important. You may paste your biographical statement from Word here. Please do not make any reference to name, county or home location.

Essays

Please submit an essay of 500 words or less in your own words. Pick one of the seven cooperative principles and share how your local electric cooperative embodies it:

  1. Open and Voluntary Membership
  2. Democratic Member Control
  3. Members’ Economic Participation
  4. Autonomy and Independence
  5. Education, Training, and Information
  6. Cooperation Among Cooperatives
  7. Concern for Community

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Please submit an essay of 500 words or less in your own words:

  • Recall a time when you made a positive difference in someone else’s life. (Someone who is not a family member.) What did you do? How did it make them feel? How did it make you feel? What motivated you to do this?
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