Children of Members Scholarship
Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative awards $10,000 in scholarships each year to outstanding high school seniors who reside in a home served by the co-op. The young man or woman chosen as the top overall applicant is also eligible to compete for an additional scholarship, worth up to $3,800, at the statewide contest sponsored by Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. 

CooperativeTrade Scholarship
As part of our ongoing support for our youth programs, LMRE now offers a $500 trade scholarship to high school seniors who are pursuing further education and are enrolled at a technical or trade school following graduation. Some examples of career courses that may qualify for the scholarship include industrial electricity, heating, and air conditioning, masonry trades, and carpentry. Applicants must be graduating seniors carrying a grade point average of 2.0 or above who reside in homes served by LMRE. 

Touchstone Energy® Achievement Scholarship 
The Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship offers students who have committed themselves to the pursuance of a college education despite unique and substantial personal challenges which may have befallen them opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship. This special scholarship rewards students expressing the same values in their lives as the Touchstone Energy® brand:

  • Accountability - the candidate demonstrates a high level of maturity through accountability for their actions.
  • Integrity - the candidate expresses the highest standards of character
  • Innovation - the candidate demonstrates innovation and determination in coping with their circumstances
  • Commitment to Community - the candidate has good citizenship traits and a record of contribution to their local community.  

Louise Freeland Scholarship
Four $3,000 scholarships and four $1,200 scholarships are available to children of employees and trustees who are graduating high school seniors and are not eligible for other scholarships offered by the cooperative. Scholarships are awarded annually, following an interview of the finalists in Columbus. The scholarship is named after long-time cooperative employee Louise Freeland, who retired in 1990. This scholarship is handled through Ohio's Electric Cooperatives and employees should look for an email from them during the end of the year.  

Ohio Line Supervisors Association Scholarship
Three scholarships, in the amounts of $2,000, $1,500, and $1,000, are available to children of employees who are graduating high school seniors and are not eligible for other scholarships offered by the cooperative. Scholarships are awarded annually, following the interview of ten finalists in Columbus. This scholarship is handled through Ohio's Electric Cooperatives and employees should look for an email from them during the end of the year.  

Current Scholarships

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Applications for the 2022 Children of Members Scholarship are now available for download here. 

The scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors whose parents/guardians are members of LMRE and receive electric at their primary residence from the cooperative. The applicants must have at least a 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or better.

Applications must be returned to the cooperative office by 4 p.m. on Jan.14, 2022.

Winners must also be accepted and then enrolled in the accredited college or proper vocational or technical school of their choice.

To learn more about the scholarship call the cooperative at 1-800-222-LMRE, or email us at ContactUs@fesco-oh.org.

2021 LMRE Scholarships
First place girls scholarship: $3,000
First place boys scholarship: $3,000
Second place girls scholarship: $2,000
Second place boys scholarship: $2,000


 

Applications for the 2022 Cooperative Trade Scholarship are now available for download here.

As part of our ongoing support for our youth programs, Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative (LMRE) now offers a $500 trade scholarship to high school seniors who are pursuing further education and are enrolled at a technical or trade school following graduation.

Applications must be returned to the cooperative office by 4 p.m. on Jan.14, 2022.

Some examples of career courses that may qualify for the scholarship include industrial electricity, heating and air conditioning, masonry trades, and carpentry.

To qualify, applicants must be graduating seniors carrying a grade point average of 2.0 or above who reside in homes served by LMRE,  and should include the completed form, as well as a copy of the applicant’s high school transcripts and a letter of recommendation.

 

 

Applications for the 2022 Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship are now available for download here

The Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship offers students who have committed themselves to the pursuance of a college education despite unique and substantial personal challenges which may have befallen them opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship. This special scholarship rewards students expressing the same values in their lives as the Touchstone Energy® brand:

  • Accountability - the candidate demonstrates a high level of maturity through accountability for their actions.
  • Integrity - the candidate expresses the highest standards of character
  • Innovation - the candidate demonstrates innovation and determination in coping with their circumstances
  • Commitment to Community - the candidate has good citizenship traits and a record of contribution to their local community.  

Applications must be returned to the cooperative office by 4 p.m. on Jan.14, 2022.

To qualify, applicants must be graduating seniors carrying a grade point average of 2.75 or above who reside in homes served by LMRE,  and should include the completed form, as well as a copy of the applicant’s high school transcripts and two letters of recommendation.