Student Scholarship Opportunities
Blue Ridge Electric and the Charles and Lucille Suddreth Scholarship Programs
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our members, each year Blue Ridge Electric awards several scholarships to local high school seniors seeking advanced learning opportunities.
This year we are offering five Blue Ridge Electric $2,000 scholarships to seniors seeking a four-year degree and five $800 scholarships to students seeking a two-year vocational/technical degree. Students from Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany and Wilkes Counties are eligible for up to 10 Blue Ridge Electric Scholarships totaling $14,000.
Students from Caldwell County can also apply for the Charles and Lucille Suddreth Scholarship for an $800 scholarship toward a technical/vocational degree.
All scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic performance, personal motivation, community service and interview performance. Scholarship Application Form
Teacher Scholarship Opportunities
Barbara Deverick and Price-Deverick Teacher Scholarships
Another part of Blue Ridge Electric's commitment to education is scholarships available to our local educators. Each year, we offer up to $5,000 to teachers in our service area to help earn renewal credits, complete certifications or participate in specialized workshops and training. Barbara Deverick and Price-Deverick Scholarship applications are available from your local education foundation, chamber of commerce or by contacting Grey Scheer, director of community relations. You may also call your local Blue Ridge Electric office.