Beginning in May 2001, Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation awarded scholarships to deserving students. These scholarships are funded solely by the employees of Tri-County.

Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to students attending a four year university or college. And, scholarships of $250 will be awarded to students attending a community college, junior college, vocational or technical school.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a child of a Tri-County Electric member or live in a home served by Tri-County Electric or attend high school in our service territory (Southern Wayne, Charles B. Aycock, Spring Creek, Rosewood, Eastern Wayne, North Duplin, East Duplin, James Kenan, North Lenoir, or South Lenoir).
  • Must be a high school graduating senior.
  • Deadline for the 2019 Scholarship Applications is March 31, 2019

Applications are available from the high school guidance counselor at each school listed above or contact Deidra Locklear, Manager of Marketing and Communications at 919-735-2611 or 800-548-4869 or

2019 Scholarship Application