Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are offering higher-education scholarships to public, private, and home-schooled high school seniors who receive electricity from the cooperatives.

Applications for NOVEC's scholarships are due Wednesday, March 13, while VMDAEC applications are due Friday, Feb. 8, according to a news release. Students may apply to both organizations.

 The NOVEC program will award 10 $1,500 college scholarships to qualified graduating public high school students in NOVEC's service territory in Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties, and Manassas Park. A $1,500 scholarship will go to a student in NOVEC's service area who attends private school or is home schooled. Also, the overall outstanding student will receive the $1,500 J. Manley Garber Scholarship, for a total of $3,000 in college assistance.   

The online application is accessible at

A high school or home-schooled senior whose parents or guardians belong to one of 15 electric cooperatives in Virginia, Delaware and Maryland may apply for a scholarship from the VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation. An applicant must be entering college or a technical/trade school in autumn 2019.

The application and guidelines are at

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