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Sumner Cowley ScholarshipSumner-Cowley Electric has a vested interest in southcentral Kansas youth and encourages students to continue their education after high school. Our goal is to support the development of effective leaders through educational opportunities.

Since 2011, Sumner-Cowley Electric has awarded more than $90,000 in scholarships to area students who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and in the community. In 2020, 27 students were awarded with scholarships totaling $13,500.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Current high school seniors graduating in 2021
  • Parents/Guardians are members of Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Must plan to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited university or college including junior, community, vocational or technical college

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship merit is based on two categories: scholastic achievement and extra-curricular activities.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to complete the application and return it accompanied by a letter of recommendation (written by a non-relative).  Please also attach a copy of your current high school transcript and include a non-returnable wallet sized photo of yourself. Winners will be announced at our Annual Meeting in the spring of 2020. The application period ends February 12, 2021.






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