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South River EMC Scholarship Application Deadline Approaches

South River EMC is offering at least one $1,000 and two $500 college scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year. There’s never a better time to apply.

must live in a home, which receives electric service from South River EMC. Factors considered in granting scholarships included: character, moral standards, citizenship, past and present academic performance, letters of recommendation, statements of career goals and qualifications and extra-curricular activities.

Also, candidates must have a recommendation from either his or her high school principal, guidance counselor or teacher. Non-traditional students, i.e. dual enrolled, December graduate, or homeschooled, must provide a letter from their work supervisor, advisor, or community member.

A complete transcript and SAT or ACT scores are required. Applications are due to the Cooperative office by Friday, January 25. Applications being mailed must be postmarked BEFORE this date.

For more information, or to request a scholarship application, visit, contact Julie McLeod at 910-892-8071, ext. 2151, or send a request to

South River EMC is a locally-owned and operated electric cooperative, which provides electric service to 43,000 homes, farms and businesses in parts of Harnett, Cumberland, Sampson, Johnston and Bladen counties.

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