Scholarships

Traditional Scholarships

Butler Rural Electric Cooperative's scholarships encourage the youth in our community to further their education. The scholarship application deadline is Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 5 p.m.

2022 Scholarship Amounts

Michael L. Sims Scholarship 
$2,500 each year throughout college career for up to four years
Recipient will compete for up to $3,900 in additional scholarships from Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives

Thomas Humbach Scholarship
$2,500

R. Fred Woodruff Scholarship 
$2,500

Six $1,000 scholarships

Read the scholarship rules before applying. To qualify, you must:

  • Be the child or legal ward of a Butler Rural Electric Cooperative residential member living in a residence receiving electricity from Butler Rural Electric Cooperative. Grandchildren and other relatives of cooperative members are not eligible to apply unless the applicant is the legal ward of the member.
  • Be a graduating high school senior. College students and students who are beginning their college career but are not high school seniors are not eligible.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standing on a nontraditional scale.

2022 Traditional Scholarship Rules

2022 Traditional Scholarship Application

 

Trade School or Technical College Scholarship

Butler Rural Electric Cooperative awards the Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship to one student attending a technical college or trade school after high school. 

Read the Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship rules before applying for the scholarship. To qualify, you must:

  • Be the child or legal ward of a Butler Rural Electric Cooperative residential member living in a residence receiving electricity from Butler Rural Electric Cooperative. Grandchildren and other relatives of cooperative members are not eligible unless the applicant is the legal ward of the member.
  • Be a graduating high school senior. College students and students who are beginning their college career but are not high school seniors are not eligible.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standing on a nontraditional scale.
  • Be attending an accredited technical college or trade school after high school. A proper vocational or technical school is a post-secondary institution where credits can be transferred to a state-accredited four-year college. Past recipients of this scholarship have majored in natural resources law enforcement and diesel mechanics, for example.

2022 Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship Rules

2022 Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship Application

Questions about scholarships can be directed to:

Jade Guthrie, Communications Representative
513-867-4405
jadeg@butlerrural.coop