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Walton EMC Education Scholarships and Grants


Walton EMC offers educational grants to schools and classroom teachers for multiple uses that further instructional programs. Schools throughout our 10-county service area have received more than $2 million through the grant program. The money comes from unclaimed capital credit refunds.

Who can apply: Public schools located within Walton EMC’s service territory and private schools that are served by Walton EMC.

Grant amount: Specific to the project

Deadline to apply: Dec. 15, 2023

School EmPOWERment Grant Application & Info 


Launched in 1987 and funded by Georgia’s electric cooperatives such as Walton EMC, the Walter Harrison Scholarship program awards multiple $1,000 scholarships annually based on academic achievement and financial need.

Who can apply: High school seniors and undergraduate students attending any vocational school or two- or four-year accredited college or university in Georgia.

Scholarship amount: $1,000

Deadline to apply: Jan. 12, 2024

Walter Harrison Scholarship Application & Info 


The Walton EMC Electric Trust scholarship provides financial assistance to students who live in Walton EMC’s service area and plan to pursue a degree.

Who can apply: Any graduating high school senior or incoming college freshman with no more than 15 hours of college credit.

Scholarship amount: $4,000

Deadline to apply: Jan. 31, 2024

Walton Electric Trust Scholarship Application & Info 

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