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Empowering the Future Scholarship

EnergyUnited’s Empowering the Future scholarship program awards two $5,000 scholarships to qualified students currently enrolled in their senior year of high school who plan to attend a college, university or technical school after graduating high school.


***Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2021 Empowering the Future Scholarship Program.***


Eligibility for 2022 Prospective Applicants:

  • Students must reside in a residence that is serviced by EnergyUnited or attend a school serviced by EnergyUnited. Either electric or propane services qualify!
  • Students who attend the following schools are automatically eligible to apply. Central Davidson, Davie County, Davie County Early College, Hopewell, Ledford, North Iredell, South Davidson, West Iredell and William Amos Hough. (EnergyUnited provides electric power to these schools)
Fill out our online form to apply. Be prepared to:

1 – Submit Materials:

  • Students must complete an application with resume attached.

2 – Students must write and submit responses to two essay questions.

If you have questions, contact Adam Martin:

2021 Winners

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve awarded $5,000 in scholarship money to Amaya Hanley and Sadie Essic. Amaya will be attending Duke University and Sadie will be attending UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall. We’re proud of these two individuals and wish them all the best in their future endeavors!

Amaya Hanley (left) & Sadie Essic (right)

2020 Winners

Last year, EnergyUnited awarded scholarships to Sophia Leeman of Mecklenburg County and Madison Mascorro of Forsyth County.  Both students received $5,000 college scholarships from EnergyUnited to cover qualifying educational expenses.

“We are honored to award these scholarships to two outstanding young students,” said Maureen Moore, communications manager.  “Sophia and Madison both demonstrated the values that are important to our selection committee, such as integrity, commitment to community and the pursuit of excellence.”

Leeman, a senior at William A. Hough High School, plans to attend Duke University this fall to study biomedical engineering. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Tri-M Honor Society, Hispanic Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society.

Mascorro, a senior at the Early College of Forsyth, plans to attend Appalachian State University this fall to study Hospitality and Tourism Management. She is a Crosby Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.

2020 scholarship winners leeman mascorro

Madison Mascorro (left) & Sophia Leeman (right)

Watch as we surprise the winners:


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