To all Youth Leaders…Flint Energies Foundation Scholarships available

Here is your ticket to help with college and university endeavours. The Applications below or visit Flint Energies Foundation website. February 26, 2021 is your deadline.

CRITERIA
• All applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered to any Flint Energies office by
February 26, 2021. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Mail applications to:
Flint Energies Foundation Scholarship Program
Attn: Hannah Sloan
P.O. Box 308
Reynolds, GA 31076
• The applicant must be a graduate of a Flint Energies Youth Leadership class in the counties of
Crawford, Macon, Taylor or Schley.
• By the awarding of the scholarship, the applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college
program, either full-time or part-time.
• The scholarship competition is open to high school students with an acceptance letter who plan
to begin college no later than the fall semester after graduation, as well as college students.
• The scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to the college’s business office on behalf of the
grant recipient in the amount of $2,500, upon presentation of the student’s registration. The
recipient must use the funds within one year of date of issue; funds must be completely utilized
within two years of the date of issue.
• A person may submit one application each year, but previous winners are not eligible to win a
second time.
• Up to three local scholarship winners will be awarded $2,500 each, based on available funds.
• Any and all majors are eligible to apply. Special consideration will be given to those applicants
pursuing either an agriculture degree or an engineering degree at any Georgia college or
university.
• Scholarship grading criteria consists of the following: Grades, Essay, Community Involvement
and Financial Need.
• A committee of judges will review the applications. Recommendations will be forwarded to the
Flint Energies Foundation, who administers the scholarships. All decisions are final.
• Winners of the Flint Energies Foundation College Scholarship will be announced in May.
• Any questions should be directed to Hannah Sloan at 478.847.5195, 800.342.3616, ext. 5195,
or hsloan@flintemc.com.
CHECKLIST
Before submitting your application, please do a final check to make sure that all the necessary
documents are included. Incomplete applications and/or applications that are not completed
according to the instructions will not be considered.
 Include an acceptance letter from the college you plan to attend, if you are not currently enrolled. If
you are a high school senior and have not received your acceptance letter, please list the name of the
college to which you applied with a note explaining that you have not yet received your letter. If you are
selected as a recipient, you will be asked to provide one before the scholarship funds will be released.
 Include a current official school transcript.
 Include at least one letter of recommendation, but no more than three.
 All blanks on the Student Information page must be completed. If any data requested does not
apply to you (for example if you do not have an email address), put N/A (not applicable) in the blank.
 In your essay, do not include any indication of who you are, where you live or where you attend
school. Any such references will immediately disqualify your application. Also, do not include your
name anywhere on your essay. This includes headers, footers and page numbers.
 Essay must be typed and double-spaced. No exceptions.
 Essay must be printed on one side of the paper; do not print on the back. Use only plain white
paper when printing.
 Essay must be 1,500 words or less. Be clear and concise.
 Proofread your essays before submitting your application. Points will be deducted for grammatical
errors and misspelled words.
 Do not staple your essay.
Deadline: February 26, 2021
Submit to:
Flint Energies Foundation Scholarship Program
Attn: Hannah Sloan
P.O. Box 308
Reynolds, GA 31076
STUDENT INFORMATION – Please print or type legibly in black ink.
Applicant’s name:
Mailing address:
City/State/Zip:
Home telephone: Cell:
E-mail address:
Name of school currently attending (high school or college):
Parent’s/Guardian’s name:
Parent’s telephone: Cell:
Parent’s email address:
Power provider:  Flint Energies  Other:
❖ If Flint Energies, provide account number:
I am a graduate of the Youth Leadership program in:  Crawford  Macon  Taylor  Schley
❖ Year program completed (usually your junior year):
ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE & POTENTIAL
Current high school or college GPA:
Participation in extracurricular activities (Attach additional list if necessary)
Membership in organizations:
Offices held in organizations:
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Honors and recognitions received:
Other activities:
College or university which you plan to, or currently, attend:
Contact person (advisor, financial aid officer, etc.):
Mailing address:
City/State/Zip:
Phone number:
Semester you will begin attending college:
OR
Status in school:  Freshman  Sophomore  Junior  Senior/Other
School tuition per quarter/semester: $
Area of study:  Agriculture  Engineering  Other:
FINANCIAL NEED ASSESSMENT: NOTE: Will be handed as strictly confidential information
Total adjusted gross household income (from most recent income tax return):
 $0-$20,000  $20,001-$40,000  $40,0001-$80,000  $80,000-$100,000  $100,000 plus
Number of family members residing in household:
Other factors which may influence financial need:
Proof of financial information submitted may be required if scholarship is awarded.
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ESSAY
Please complete ONE essay that addresses the question listed below in 1,500 words or
less. Do NOT reveal your name, place of residence, school, etc. in the answers, as such
references will DISQUALIFY your application. Essays must be typed and double-spaced.
Cooperatives in Georgia and around the world set themselves apart from other businesses by operating
according to the same set of core principles and values – the Seven Cooperative Principles. One of those
principles is “Concern for Community.”
Essay Topic
Imagine that you won a $10,000 grant to make an improvement to your community. Describe what you
would do with the funds, why you selected that project and how you would accomplish it.
*I certify that all information reported on this application is true and correct to the best of my
knowledge. I understand that the scholarship will be sent directly to the college upon my
acceptance and subsequent enrollment to said institution. I give permission to the Flint Energies
Foundation to discuss this application with a representative at my school. If I receive a scholarship,
I grant Flint Energies Foundation permission to use my name and photograph in its publicity of this
scholarship without consideration of compensation to me.
Student’s Signature Date
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