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Choptank Electric Trust Scholarships

Scholarship Information
High school seniors, graduating juniors or first semester graduating seniors whose parents or legal guardians are members or employees of Choptank Electric Cooperative are eligible for seven $2,000 college scholarships awarded by the Choptank Electric Trust, Inc. to be presented in May 2014.

Recipients are chosen based on a competitive screening process. The scholarship funds are sent directly to the educational institution the student will attend.

The application, scholastic information form, transcript and financial information form must be sent by the deadline, March 31, 2014, along with an essay outlined in the application.

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please call Jackie Butler, 1-877-892-0001, ext. 8660.

Essay/Application Requirements

The required essay should be limited to two typed, double-spaced pages on the following topic: "Why I have chosen to pursue a higher education degree and how this scholarship will assist me."

Please provide a cover page with your name, address and home telephone. Do not place your name on any other page of the essay.

Reference letters are required. Letters may be from school administrators, teachers, civic leaders, clergy or neighbors. Please limit to three references. Letters may not be submitted from relatives.

The Scholastic Information Form must be completed by your guidance counselor or other appropriate school official. You must submit this form along with your application, financial information form, transcript of grades and essay by the deadline to:

Choptank Electric Trust Scholarship,
Attn: Jackie Butler
P.O. Box 426
Denton MD 21629

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The application forms are available online in Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® format. (Note that most browsers have it preinstalled.) Simply click on the link, and save the application to your computer's hard disk. Visually-impaired viewers who are unable to read PDFs may contact Choptank Electric toll-free at 877-892-0001.

Scholarship Application Form

Financial Information Form Scholastic Information Form

Note! You can type your entries directly into the fields and then print it out to sign it, and send it in.

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