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The member-funded Operation Round Up® program awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to local graduating high school seniors each year. NAEC accepted applications for the 2022-2023 scholarship program through April 13. 

ELIGIBILITY

Any high school senior who will graduate at the end of the 2022 school year and whose parents or guardians are members of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative. He or she must have a high school grade-point average of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale through the first semester of senior year. The scholarship must be used by student/recipient to attend, on a full-time basis, an accredited institute of higher learning.

APPLICATION

Student must complete and submit to North Arkansas Electric Cooperative the following:

  • application
  • high school transcript
  • three letters of recommendation

Application and required documents had to be delivered or postmarked to NAEC by April 13, 2022. The application had to be typed, and all applicable fields had to be completed to be considered for a scholarship.

SELECTION

Selection criteria is based on the following:

  • scholastic achievement
  • school involvement
  • community involvement
  • financial need

NOTIFICATION

Scholarship student/recipient will receive notification by mail from North Arkansas Electric Cooperative by the end of June. Recipients' names also will be posted online.

DISBURSEMENT

The first semester check in the amount of half of the scholarship will be paid to the college or vocational/technical school after the final drop date during that semester and after the student/recipient provides North Arkansas Electric Cooperative with registration documentation from the college or vocational/technical school.

The second semester check in the amount of half of the scholarship will be paid to the college or vocational/technical school after the final drop date that semester and after the student/recipient provides North Arkansas Electric Cooperative with a copy of the second semester registration documentation and an official school transcript indicating that the student/recipient successfully completed the previous semester as a full-time student with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Appeals can be made if GPA is not met.

Please contact Tori Moss, marketing and communications director, at 870-895-6210 or tmoss@naeci.com with any questions.