2023 Walton EMC Trust Scholarship
December 2, 2022
• High school senior or incoming college freshman
• 21 years old or younger • Your home served by Walton EMC (electricity)
• Scholarship used at accredited college, university or vo-tech school • Complete criteria, rules and instructions on the application
WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
• Community involvement
• Strong work ethic
• Success in extracurricular activities
• Triumph over obstacles and hardships
Q: Where does the money for these scholarships come from?
A: From unclaimed capital credit refunds. After all attempts to find the owners are exhausted, the money goes into a fund provided for by Georgia law. No Operation Round Up donations are used for scholarships.
Download the application here.
2022 Capital Credit Refund
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Those living in and around Oconee County know that finding the perfect Christmas tree involves driving southwest of Watkinsville along Old Bishop Road to Greenbriar Creek Tree Farm. For nearly 20 years, Walter and Delores Lee have been welcoming families to their farm to choose and cut their own fresh tree. “We’ve been having some […]
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