The funding for the scholarship program is derived from Sawnee EMC’s abandoned patronage capital funds. These funds are separate and apart from the funds that Sawnee members voluntarily donate to the Foundation for distribution to local charitable organizations.


To be eligible, the student must be a high school senior and his/her permanent residence must receive its electrical service from Sawnee EMC.

A perceived graduating GPA of 2.0 or above.

**Close relatives of SEMC employees, SEMC Directors, and CATF members are not eligible.

Application Deadline

The completed application and all other required documents must be received no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday, January 12, 2024.  Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Please email or mail completed application packet to:

Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation
Attn: Marketing Department - Youth Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 1174
Cumming, GA 30028

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Youth Scholarship Application Form

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