Horry Electric Cooperative’s W.I.R.E. (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) chapter is now accepting applications for the 2021 W.I.R.E. scholarship.
Applicants must be an active member of Horry Electric or dependent of an active member. The applicant must also live in the home with the member.
The $1,500 scholarship is for one academic year for a freshman entering Coastal Carolina University or Horry-Georgetown Technical College. $750 will be awarded for the fall semester and the additional $750 will be awarded contingent upon meeting the G.P.R. requirement.
The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021. All applications must be received by 12 p.m. (noon). All applications received after Monday, March 1, 2021 are NOT eligible.
Applications are being sent to all Horry County high schools and will be available through the guidance counselor.
Download the full scholarship criteria and application here: WIRE Scholarship Criteria and Application 2021
Applications and transcripts can be mailed to:
Mrs. Susan Brown
Horry Electric Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 119
Conway, S.C. 29528-0119
You can also email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.