Shaping Students Dreams

Lumbee River EMC established a scholarship program more than 30 years ago out of the desire to help students who otherwise might not have the opportunity to continue their education. Since the program began, Lumbee River EMC has provided educational funds for students attending North Carolina State University, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, East Carolina University, NC A&T, Wingate, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and many more. As part of Lumbee River EMC’s commitment to our community, we are pleased to offer seven scholarships to area students.

"Lucy Smith Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university in the fall. This scholarship is valued at $8,000.

"John S. O'Briant Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university in the fall. This scholarship is valued at $8,000.

"Thomas Wade Bethea Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university in the fall. This scholarship is valued at $8,000.

"Elias Rogers Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university in the fall. This scholarship is valued at $8,000.

"J.W. Hunt Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university with preferential considerations given to those students pursuing an agri-business curriculum. Interested students must complete the Agri-Business Scholarship Application. This scholarship is valued at $8,000.

"J. McN. Gillis Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior or a non-traditional student planning to attend a two-year college or technical school. This scholarship is valued at $2,000.

"LREMC Board of Directors Scholarship"

Open to any high school senior attending a community college within one of the four counties that Lumbee River EMC serves. *The 2020 scholarship is valued at $1,500. (the scholarship amount for the LREMC Board of Directors Scholarship is determined on an annual basis by the Board of Directors.)

Rules

Eligibility: The entrant must be a member of Lumbee River EMC or the child/legal ward of a member that lives on our lines. Therefore, if your parents are Lumbee River EMC members (the account must be in their name), regardless of residency, you are eligible.

Applications will be available on the first business day of January each year.

All applications must be returned or postmarked by the first Friday in March of each year. It must be signed in all locations as indicated.

The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is given. Checks will be made payable to the school by Lumbee River EMC.

Applying

LREMC will begin accepting applications on January 2, 2020. The application due date is Friday, March 6, 2020 by close of business.

Submit Applications and Supplemental Data to:

Mail to:

Youth Programs
Lumbee River EMC
PO Box 4210
Pembroke, NC 28372-4210

More Information

To view Lumbee River EMC's Scholarship brochure, please click the image below for either High School Seniors or Non-Traditional Student.