Scholarship Program

The Program

SSVEC Foundation Scholarship Program The Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative Foundation will present thirty $1,500 scholar-ships to graduating seniors in the cooperative’s service area. One graduate from Benson, Bowie, Buena, Patagonia, San Simon, St. David, Tombstone, Valley Union and Willcox high schools will each be awarded a scholarship.


Eligibility

The Foundation will award one-year scholarships to dependent children (students) of members of Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. To qualify the student must be claimed as a dependent on the member’s taxes and have plans to be a full-time undergraduate student of an accredited college, university, vocational school or other post high school educational institution defined under Internal Revenue Code Section 151 (4). Students must be registered and complete 12 hours of course work per semester (or the equivalent) to be considered full-time students. Note: Students must be a senior (12th grade) and graduating in the spring of 2019.


Qualifications

Applicants must rank academically in the top ten students of their class or be in the upper twenty percent whichever number is greater. (SSVEC verifies the class ranking of each applicant with his/her school counselor.)


Selection Criteria

Recipients will be selected on the basis of participation in school extracurricular activities, community involvement, volunteer work, leadership, character and promise.


Applications

Students may now use the interactive online Scholarship Application Wizard to help fill-out and download their completed application form! The Wizard makes it convenient to fill out your scholarship application from any computer, laptop or mobile device.


Submitting Applications

Registration begins November 26, 2018. The deadline for return of applications is Monday, March 11, 2019. Remember: at least two letters of recommendation must accompany the application. Students may return applications to high school counselors, any SSVEC office or to Marcus Harston (see address below).


Get in Touch


We always love to hear from our student community. Feel free to drop in or contact us during our business hours.

Hours


Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed


Contact


Program CoordinatorMarcus Harston

Phone 520.515.3475 (ext. 3475)

Email mharston@ssvec.org