The Slade-Ellen Scholarships are (2) $375 scholarships awarded
annually to high school seniors whose parents/guardians are
members of Halifax Electric Membership Corporation.
The Directors and Management of Halifax Electric Membership
Corporation believe that the future of America is in the hands
of today's youth. Development of tomorrow's leaders is achieved
through educational opportunities today. To this end, these
scholarships are provided.
To provide financial assistance that will make it possible for
three well-rounded high school graduates with financial need to
continue their education.
Who Is Eligible To Apply?
Current high school seniors whose parents/guardians are members
of Halifax Electric Membership Corporation are eligible to apply
for these scholarships. Each applicant must be enrolled as a
full-time student in an accredited North Carolina university or
college, including junior, community, vocational, or technical
How To Apply
Students wishing to submit an application should contact their
high school guidance counselor or the Enfield/Macon offices of
The Scholarship applications are also available below in Adobe
Acrobat Reader format. Please choose the appropriate application
Slade-Ellen Scholarship Application
Completed applications must be postmarked and/or returned to Halifax EMC by April 1.
Mail application to :
P.O. Box 667
Enfield, NC 27823-0667
Selection is made by the Scholarship Committee of Halifax
Electric Membership Corporation. Applicants must be willing to
be interviewed by the committee, if necessary. Decisions made by
this committee shall be final.
Selection is determined based on the following criteria:
Need for financial assistance - 40%
Scholastic Achievement - 40%
Extra-Curricular Achievement/Activities - 20%
Runner-ups will be selected, in the event the recipient forfeits rights to the scholarship.
All applicants for the Halifax EMC Scholarships shall be considered on the above criteria without regard for
race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, or existence of a
The Nash Community/Halifax Community College Scholarships are
$500 scholarships awarded annually to a student enrolled at
Nash Community College or Halifax Community College.
To recognize and promote academic achievement and excellence; to
provide educational training beyond the high school level; and
to provide educational opportunities for retraining for better
Requirements for the Scholarships
The student must:
- Be 18 years old or older.
- Live in a household served by Halifax EMC.
- Enrolled for a minimum of six semester hours.
- Attain and maintain a minimum grade-point average 2.5 (GPA).
- Provide two letters of recommendation recognizing the applicant's qualities of character and leadership.
- Provide a written statement of financial need.
The recipient is selected by the College Financial Aid Committee
and/or Scholarship Committee. The scholarship will not
discriminate for or against any student because of age, sex,
ethnic origin, race religion, or disability.
Disbursement of Funds
The funds are sent directly to the colleges and are to be used
for tuition, books, or fees. The annual scholarship of $500 is
awarded in increments of $250 per semester for the Fall and
Applications are available at the community colleges' financial