Operation Round Up Foundation & Jay Barker Scholarships
The Operation Round Up Foundation offers scholarship programs to high school seniors whose parent(s) or legal guardian are members of the Cooperative receiving electric, natural gas or propane services and active the Operation Round Up program.
Each January, information is mailed to guidance counselors at the high schools in the Cooperative’s service territory.
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted at an accredited four-year college or two-year technical school.
Applications must be submitted by April 22, 2022.
Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
The Energy Cooperative Round Up Foundation, Inc. offers scholarships to reward those students who have committed themselves to the pursuance of a college education. This scholarship rewards those students expressing the following values in their lives:
- Accountability - The candidate demonstrates a high level of maturity through accountability for their actions.
- Integrity - The candidate expresses highest standards of character.
- Innovation - The candidate demonstrates innovation and determination in development of their future plans and making their goals a reality.
- Community Commitment - The candidate has good citizenship traits and a record of contribution to their local community.
The Jay Barker Scholarship was created for those who plan to pursue a future in business or finance. The Scholarship will be awarded at The Energy Cooperative’s Annual Meeting of Members held in May. *Members of the immediate families and persons residing in the households of Directors, Managers, and Distribution cooperative employees and OREC or affiliated organization employees are not eligible to participate. The households of Directors, Managers, and Distribution cooperative employees and OREC or affiliated organization employees are not eligible to participate.
To be eligible for the JAY BARKER SCHOLARSHIP, students or their parents must be members (customers) of The Energy Cooperative and either a high school senior or enrolled in college. Qualified candidates or their parents must be a resident of LICKING COUNTY.