College Scholarships

college scholarship

Union Power College Scholarships are awarded for students attending North Carolina accredited colleges and/or universities.


  • All applicants must be a child of a Union Power Cooperative member or live in a home served by Union Power Cooperative
  • The applicant 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.
  • Children of Union Power employees and its subsidiary, Union Services, are not eligible to apply.

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: Email Ilissa B. Cunningham- Program Coordinator,  or call 704-289-3145 Ext. 3221

Instructions To Apply

  1. Please download and complete this application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  2. Mail or email as follows with all attachments to:
    Mail: College Scholarships, Union Power, PO Box 5014, Monroe, NC  28111-5014
  3. Please type (preferred) or print all information in black or blue ink. No pencil.
  4. Include all requested attachments with the application.
  5. All applications need to be postmarked by March 22, 2019.

Download Application