Over 30 years ago, Lumbee River EMC established a scholarship program to help students continue their education. Since the program began, LREMC has invested over 1 million dollars in scholarships to help areas students obtain higher education. As part of Lumbee River EMC's commitment to our community, we are pleased to offer the following scholarships to area students.
Lucy Smith Scholarship, John S. O'Briant Scholarship, Thomas Wade Bethea Scholarship, and Elias Rogers Scholarship
- Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university in the fall. These scholarships are valued at $8,000 each.
J.W. Hunt Scholarship
- Open to any high school senior attending an accredited four-year college or university, with preferential considerations given to 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 and a non-traditional student planning to attend a two-year college or technical school. This scholarship is valued at $2,000.
If you have any questions about the scholarships or application process, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rules and 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, regardless of residency, you are eligible if your parents are Lumbee River EMC members (the account must be in their name).
Applications are available on the first business day of January each year and must be returned or postmarked by the first Friday of March. It must be signed in all locations as indicated.
The scholarship must be used for educational costs. 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.