Attend the Annual Meeting And Win A Scholarship
Choptank Electric will present ten $1,000 educational scholarships at the close of its annual meeting to be held Thursday, April 30, 2020. In addition, a $2,000 scholarship will be awarded in honor of the retired Board member from Somerset County, Carl Widdowson.
To apply for this scholarship, the application MUST be completed prior to the annual meeting, and there are other qualifications that applicants must meet.
Applicants MUST meet the following qualifications:
Complete the new Luck of the Draw Packet found on our website at www.choptankeletric.coop under Annual Meeting OR Scholarships. Submission directions can be found on the application and you will receive a confirmation phone call when your packet has been processed.
Submit this packet to the Co-op by April 27, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.
Be a graduating high school senior OR Co-op member.
Be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two or four-year college, university, or a technical school for the 2020 fall term.
The parent or legal guardian, who is an active Choptank Electric Cooperative member, must accompany the student to the Annual Meeting
Both the student and active member must be present at the end of the Annual Meeting
Winners of prior years, employees and dependents of Choptank Electric who are members, and Board of Directors and their dependents are not eligible to participate.
Applicants must check-in at the Luck of the Draw Scholarship table at the Annual Meeting with their active, registered, Choptank Electric member before 6:00 p.m. to be entered for the drawing. When you submit the application, either via email or mail, you will receive a confirmation that we received your completed packet. If you do not receive a confirmation that we received your packet, we encourage you to follow up. Finally, you will also receive a phone call once your application has been processed.
What is an active member?
An active member is a member whose name appears on the electric account. If your name does not appear on the bill, you are not considered an active member and you should consider adding your name to the account so that you can attend the Annual Meeting with the applicant.
*Scholarships must be redeemed by August 31, 2020.