College Scholarships

High School Seniors – Apply Now!

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Applications will be accepted from September 11th, 2017 through March 20th, 2018 for the 2017-2018 school year. Winners will be notified in late May.

Completed packets may be mailed to UPC Scholarships, Attn: Theresa Chance, PO Box 5014, Monroe, NC 28111-5014 or submitted electronically to  Incomplete packets will not be processed. 

  • Scholarships are awarded for North Carolina accredited colleges and/or universities.
  • Students will be chosen from our five-county service area, which is made up of Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Rowan Counties.
  • All applicants must be a child of a Union Power Cooperative member or live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative and must be a high school senior in the current graduating class.
  • Criteria for awarding the scholarship to an individual is based on 40% need; 30% scholastic achievement; and 30% extracurricular activities in school, civic, and community functions.
  • Judging: An independent committee not affiliated with the Cooperative will conduct judging of applicants and selection of winners for Union Power Cooperative.

For More Information contact:

Theresa Chance

Program Coordinator, 704-220-0709