CEMC Foundation Scholarship & Mary Shuptrine Tootle Scholarship
Canoochee EMC will be offering a scholarship to those eligible inside CEMC’s coverage area. The scholarship is a direct result of the member’s donations through Operation Round-Up. This Round-Up money shall cover all of the scholarships, and will not cost any of the member’s anything additionally besides their initial donations through Operation Round-Up.
The Mary Shuptrine Tootle Scholarship was first given out in 2015. Mrs. Tootle was Canoochee EMC’s first hired employee, serving many different roles with Canoochee. Upon her passing, Canoochee EMC was proud to announce a scholarship in her honor. The top candidate of the CEMC Foundation Scholarship receives this award.
Canoochee EMC will be giving at least five scholarships a year to deserving students. Scholarships will be selected by non CEMC employees in order to insure integrity and fair judging.
Applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2023. The applications will include questions that will deal with economic background, as well as academia.
The application must also contain an academic transcript, SAT or ACT scores, letters of recommendation, proof of enrollment, or intended enrollment, at a post secondary school and a short autobiography.
This scholarship will be open to any high school senior and is planning to attend, a two or four year accredited university, college or technical school in Georgia.
All Canoochee EMC members, including children and those who primarily reside within a home on Canoochee’s system, that attend a High School may apply.
The recipient shall be either a member, or their primary residence must be within a member’s household. Employees and Board members, as well as their families are included as well.
The scholarship will be based on academic ability and financial need. Therefore, on the application there will be questions regarding economic background in order to verify need.
Notification of the award will be given in May of 2023.
Each Scholarship will be $3000, with the Mary Shuptrine Tootle Scholarship being $4000.