Scholarship Information

The ACEF Scholars Program provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Calhoun County and is funded through (a) the ACEF Scholarship Fund, (b) the Kevin Thompson Fund, and (c) Calhoun Power Company. Scholarships are available to students pursuing a course of study at either a two-year or four-year higher education institution. Awards range in amounts from $500 - $2000 and may be renewable contingent upon available funding and program stipulations. All scholarship checks are sent directly to the recipient's educational institution. Applicants may not be related to any ACEF staff or members of ACEF's Board of Directors. Scholarship recipients must also attend ACEF's scholarship orientation.

High School Seniors

  • All applicants must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

  • a strong academic record or be able to demonstrate improvement over their time in high school,

  • 20 hours of community service

Renewable Funding for Returning Scholars

  • All returning scholars must be in good academic standing and have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

  • Submit official transcripts

  • Returning scholars must complete a minimum of five (5) hours of community service

Other Funding Opportunities

There are no other funding opportunities at this time. Please check back for updates and future opportunities.