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CoServ to award $35,000 in scholarships

 

For more than seven decades, CoServ has taken an active role in the North Texas communities we serve. In particular, we support and encourage the academic and community endeavors of our local students. The scholarship program is one way we recognize these future leaders.

In 2017, the program will award $35,000 in scholarships - $5,000 apiece for seven eligible students across North Texas. 

The program's purpose is to encourage and support eligible graduating high school seniors with an established CoServ connection as they pursue their education at an institute of higher learning in the state of Texas.

W. Tip Hall Jr., a longtime educator, preacher and legislator who served on the CoServ Electric Board of Directors for 10 years, was instrumental in developing the scholarship program. 

 

ELIGIBILITY OF APPLICANTS
1. Students must be high school seniors who are a U.S. citizen, have a valid Visa or are a registered Alien.
2. The student’s permanent residence must have an active CoServ Electric or CoServ Gas account.
3. The student’s parent or guardian is a CoServ Member or Customer in good standing.
4. Online application must be completed and submitted, including RETURNED REFERENCES, no later than 5 p.m. January 30, 2017. Please plan your submission to allow time for references to respond.

ELIGIBILITY OF RECIPIENTS
Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher learning located in Texas (college, university, trade or vocational school). Full-time enrollment is as defined by the registrar of the institution.

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

Number of Scholarships
The number of scholarships to be awarded will be determined each year based on the availability of funds and the eligibility of applicants.

Amount of Scholarships
CoServ will award $35,000 in scholarships to seven eligible students in 2017. Each student will receive a $5,000 scholarship.

Payment of Scholarship
It is the responsibility of the scholarship recipient to send CoServ their enrollment and full-time status documentation. Within 15 business days of receiving the requested documents, CoServ will issue the scholarship payment. Funds will be forwarded directly to the institution at which the student is enrolled. The scholarship offer will become void if it is not claimed by February 1, 2018.

Media Coverage
Scholarship winners will be highlighted in a CoServ news article that will be published online and shared with area news media. Winners must submit a recent photo of themselves (class photo preferred) and may also be asked to have their photos taken at CoServ.

Questions? Please contact the program coordinator at schools@coserv.com

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER ACADEMIC INITIATIVES Each summer, CoServ Electric also sends seven area students on the Youth Leadership Tour in Washington, DC, an educational, weeklong trip to our nation's capital. High school juniors who live in CoServ Electric Member households are eligible to apply. For information about this and other educational programs, please visit our Academic Initiatives page.

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