Scholarship applications for 2023 are now available! Read the details below carefully before submitting an application as our scholarship process has changed.
Nolin RECC, A Touchstone Energy Cooperative, awards $13,000 in scholarship funds to local students each year. The cooperative provides electricity to over 35,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties. These scholarship opportunities are just one way Nolin helps promote education and growth in these communities.
We have several scholarship opportunities. The deadline to apply for ALL scholarships is February 15, 2023. See application form for application requirements and submission details.
For graduating high school seniors:
- Six (6) $1500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school students who live with a Nolin member in good standing. These scholarships will be awarded based on a random drawing of applicants (who complete the application process) at the Nolin RECC Member Advisory Council Meeting on February 27, 2023. APPLICANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN*
- One (1) $2500 Bob Wade, Sr Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school student who lives with a Nolin member in good standing. The recipient of this scholarship will be chosen by a selection committee from among applicants who complete the application process. Applicants do NOT need to be present to be selected.
For members 21 or older:
- One (1) $1500 continuing education scholarship will be awarded to an adult co-op member who is re-entering or continuing college. This scholarship will be awarded based on a random drawing of applicants (who complete the application process) at the Nolin RECC Member Advisory Council Meeting on February 27, 2023. APPLICANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN*
*The Member Advisory Council (MAC) Meeting will be held the evening of Monday, February 27, 2023 at the Hardin County Extension Office. High school student applicants should be accompanied by a parent or guardian if possible. More MAC meeting details will be sent to scholarship applicants once we receive their information.
Women in Rural Electrification (WIRE) is offering three $1,000 scholarships to current Kentucky college students. The scholarships are open to any eligible student whose family is served by a Kentucky Electric Cooperative (including Nolin RECC) and has at least 60 hours of credit at a Kentucky college or university by the start of the spring term. Apply: http://ow.ly/H38v50Mpolr – the deadline is June 14, 2021.