Retired Manager’s Scholarships

The Retired Manager’s Scholarships are (2) $375 scholarships awarded annually to high school seniors whose parents/guardians are members of Halifax Electric Membership Corporation.

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The Directors and Management of Halifax Electric Membership Corporation believe that the future of America is in the hands of today’s youth. The 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 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 colleges.

How To Apply

Students wishing to submit an application should contact their high school guidance counselor or the Enfield/Macon offices of Halifax EMC.

The Retired Manager’s Scholarship Application (PDF) is also available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. Please choose the appropriate application to print.

Completed applications must be postmarked and/or returned to Halifax EMC by April 1.

Mail application to :

Scholarship Committee
Halifax EMC
P.O. Box 667
Enfield, NC 27823-0667

Selection Procedure

Selection is made by the Halifax Helps Board of Directors. 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 physical handicap.