VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation


In 2014, the VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation Board will be awarding $1,000 Scholarships. These funds must be used for tuition, student fees, room and board, or for the purchase of books.

The Educational Scholarship Foundation Board selects scholarship recipients based on a combination of the following weighted criteria: financial need at 40%, academic achievement at 40%, and personal statement at 20%.


The primary residence of your parent or legal guardian must receive its power from one of the 15 electric cooperatives that is a member of the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). To find out if you reside in a qualifying electric cooperative service territory, visit


You must be a senior who is graduating from high school or home school in 2014.


You must be entering your first semester at a college or technical/trade school.


You must be accepted for or applying for college or technical/trade school admission in the fall 2014 semester.

In 2013, the VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation received 212 applications from students in areas served by electric cooperatives in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. From these, the Foundation selected 48 applicants to receive Worth M. Hudson Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each and two applicants to receive C.D Hypes Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for a total of 50 high school seniors. Over the past 13 years, 409 students from throughout Virginia, Maryland and Delaware have received a VMDAEC Educational Scholarship. The number of scholarships awarded each year is based upon funds available and these grants can be used towards the payment of tuition, student fees and room or board or for the purchase of books. 

Click here to download the 2014 VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Application Form.

Click here to download the 2014 VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Application Guidelines.

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