Scholarship Eligibility:

Current high school seniors in Arkansas or Oklahoma whose parents or guardians are members of Ozarks Electric Cooperative are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must enroll as a full-time student in an accredited university or college, including junior, community, vocational or technical college.

Students must have one or two letters of recommendation submitted by April 15 at 5 p.m. 

All applicants for the Ozarks Electric Cooperative scholarship shall be considered without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin or existence of a physical handicap.

How to Apply:

Fill out the application below and have letter(s) of recommendation emailed to scholarships@ozarksecc.com by April 15 at 5 p.m.


One or two letters of recommendation must be emailed to scholarships@ozarksecc.com by 5 p.m. on April 15, coming directly from teachers or community contacts. These letters may not come from family members.

Payment of Scholarship:

Ozarks Electric will provide the winner with a form. The form needs to be filled out and returned to Ozarks Electric, c/o Mitch Styles, by July 1, or the winner will forfeit the scholarship. This form is to notify Ozarks Electric Cooperative in writing of their college enrollment. The cooperative will then disburse funds to the institution in the recipient’s name. Should the recipient withdraw from college or fall below full-time student status, payment of scholarship moneys shall cease and reimbursement of unused moneys shall be made to Ozarks Electric Cooperative.

Also, all scholarship money must be applied the fall semester following their high school graduation. Ozarks Electric cannot hold checks to be distributed in later semesters.

In the event the scholarship recipient receives financial assistance from other sources that would constitute a full scholarship, the recipient shall notify Ozarks Electric and relinquish rights to the scholarship.

The Cooperative Asks That:
Awarding of the scholarship is recognized at high school achievement day functions if applicable.