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Scholarship Applications Available

Sam Houston EC program benefits local students

Sam Houston Electric Cooperative scholarship applications are now available for the 2018–2019 academic year. High school seniors, including public, private, parochial and home-schooled students, whose parents or legal guardians are active members of Sam Houston EC may apply.

Applications are available on our website, SamHouston.net. Click on the Community tab and then Scholarships. Applications are also available at any of the Co-op’s office locations. Students also may visit their high school counselor for an application.

Completed applications must be received by Sam Houston EC no later than February 4, 2019, to be considered.

Scholarships in the amount of $3,000 and $1,500 will be awarded in May 2019.

Since its inception in 1992, the Sam Houston EC scholarship program has benefited more than 680 local students to the tune of more than $1 million. The program is reserved solely for students whose parents or legal guardians are Sam Houston EC members. Scholarships are funded from unclaimed capital credits payments returned to the cooperative by the state of Texas.