Youth Programs and Scholarships

Walton EMC believes in investing in youth. 

Each year, the co-op sends high school students to the Washington Youth Tour, sponsors youth electrification career development events and partners with area schools to enhance the educational experience through Partners in Education and School EmPOWERment Grants.

The co-op also sponsors scholarship programs that award financial aid for post-high school education.

Learn More About Our Youth Programs and Scholarships:

Washington Youth Tour

If you’re a high school sophomore or junior living or attending school in Walton EMC’s service area, you could win an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., as a participant in the Washington Youth Tour.

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Walton Electric Trust Scholarship

The Walton Electric Trust student scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior or incoming college freshman with no more than 15 hours of college credit.

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Walton EMC Engineering Leadership Scholarship

The Walton EMC Engineering Leadership Scholarship provides five $10,000 scholarships to students who study one of the bachelor degree programs within the University of Georgia College of Engineering.

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Walter Harrison Scholarship

Each year, the Walter Harrison Scholarship program awards $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate students attending any vocational school or two- or four-year accredited college or university in Georgia.

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EMC/FFA Electrification Career Development Event

The EMC/FFA Electrification Career Development Event is organized through local FFA chapters and sponsored by Walton EMC and the Electric Membership Corporations of Georgia.

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School EmPOWERment Grants

Walton EMC offers educational grants to schools and classroom teachers for a myriad of uses that further instructional programs.

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Contact Us

Call (770) 267.2505 to speak to a Customer Care Representative from Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.