ACEF SCHOLARSHIP FUND PROGRAM
The ACEF Scholarship Fund Program provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Anniston, Oxford, Saks, and Wellborn who will pursue a course of study at either a two-year or four-year educational institution. For 2015, the ACEF Scholarship Fund’s award ceiling was $25,000 and the individual maximum award was $2,000. ACEF awarded scholarships, ranging in amounts from $500 - $2,000 per award, based on strength of application and college/university choice. Typically, ACEF will award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who will be attending a two-year educational institution and $2,000 scholarships to a student who will be attending a four-year educational institution. To check eligibility or download an application, please visit the ACEF Scholarship Fund information page.
KEVIN THOMPSON FUND
The Kevin Thompson Fund is a need-based scholarship available to graduating seniors from Anniston and Wellborn High Schools. Eligible candidates should be planning to further their education in Music or Education. To check eligibility or download an application, or for information about making contributions to this fund, please visit the Kevin Thompson Fund information page.
CALHOUN POWER COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
Calhoun Power Company, LLC, located in Eastaboga, produces 688 Megawatts (MW) of energy using primarily natural gas, with diesel fuel as an alternate fuel source. It has four GE 7FA gas turbine engines. Electricity generated at the power plant has the capacity to power over 500,000 homes in the region. Beginning in 2017, Calhoun Power will offer three scholarships to graduating seniors planning to focus in electrical/electronic/engineering majors. These scholarships will be non-renewable awards of $2000, divided across fall and spring semester. To check eligibility or download an application, please visit the Calhoun Power Scholarship information page.