MTEMC's SharingChange Scholarship Program

MTEMC's SharingChange program is funding 10 $2,000 scholarships for students in the cooperative's service area.

How to apply

Scholarship applications can be acquired through your local district offices or by clicking here and downloading a form.


Interested persons must be an MTEMC member or dependent of an MTEMC member. The scholarship funds must be used to attend a Tennessee 2- or 4-year accredited college or trade school.  Applicants must be an entering freshmen or currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student.

How are the participants judged?

Scholarship applicants will be judged on a point system including a financial needs assessment, current grade point average, involvement in community service, leadership roles and their score on the essay. The applicants with the top points will be the winners.


Applicants will complete a one-page essay stating how the scholarship funds will benefit their personal goals. The essay should be typed and double-spaced on white paper. Essays will be judged by a group of volunteer school teachers from the Middle Tennessee Electric Service area.

What is the deadline?

The deadline to submit scholarship essays and applications is March 15. Scholarship winners will be notified in late July.


For more information, interested persons can contact Jay Sanders at (615) 494-1065.