The Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative has announced that the application period will open Feb.1 for its annual scholastic scholarship competition.
A combination of weighted criteria is used in the selection process: 40% financial need; 40% academic achievement; and 20% personal statement.
Funds can be applied towards tuition, student fees, room and board, or textbooks.
Any high school or home-schooled senior graduating in spring 2024 whose primary residence is served by the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative, is eligible to apply for a scholarship to be applied to a two- or four-year college or trade school.
An applicant must be entering his or her first semester at a post-secondary or technical/trade school in the fall of 2024.
Two Craig County High School students, Jodie Snyder and Tyler Van Dyke, were named as 2023 scholarship recipients.
The Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative serves the rural section of seven counties in Western Virginia and West Virginia, including Craig County.
Questions about donations and the application process should be directed to [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until April 1.6It is19
The electric cooperative is headquartered on Craigs Creek Road in New Castle. It is part of a larger system of 15 locally owned electric cooperatives in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, serving nearly 2 million people.ek Road
New Castle, VA 24127