MATTOON -- Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative has announced that it is taking applications for six $500 scholarships to assist cooperative members or dependents with their college education.
To qualify, an applicant must be either a Coles-Moultrie member or under 21 years of age and a legal dependent of a cooperative member. The applicants must be enrolled in either a two or four-year degree program at an accredited institution in Illinois, according to a press release.
Applicants cannot have previously received a Coles-Moultrie scholarship. Coles-Moultrie employees, directors, and any of their dependents are ineligible. Priority will be given to one applicant who is specializing in electrical engineering.
Applications must be received at Coles-Moultrie's office at 104 Dewitt Ave. East, P.O. Box 709, Mattoon, IL 61938, no later than April 30. Application forms are available by stopping by the office, contacting the cooperative at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-235-0341, or by visiting www.cmec.coop.