Deadline: February 6, 2012
If you are graduating from high school in the spring of 2012 and you receive your electricity from an Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) Member, you could qualify for a $2,500 scholarship in the 2012 AMEA Scholarship Program.
For the past 19 years, AMEA and its Members (Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga and Tuskegee) have provided scholarships to area high school seniors through the AMEA Scholarship Program. Scholarships, totaling approximately $82,500, were awarded in the 2011 program.
Each year, AMEA and its Members make available 33, $2,500 scholarships, which include regular and technical school scholarships. To be eligible for
either of AMEA’s scholarships, a student’s family must receive electric service from a Member’s electric utility and the student must attend
an Alabama college or university.
Applications are currently available from school counselors in these Member cities, or you can go online to the AMEA web site, www.amea.com, Scholarship Program. Applications are reviewed and selected by an independent panel of Montgomery area college guidance personnel. Application deadline is Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.
For more information on the program, contact your school counselor or Pamela Poole, AMEA’s Scholarship Program Coordinator, (800) 239-2632, Ext. 110, (334) 387-3504, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMEA, located in Montgomery, is the wholesale power provider for 11 public power utilities in Alabama, which serve some 350,000 customers in the cities of Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga, and Tuskegee.
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