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HEC WIRE Scholarship

Application Information and Requirements

Horry Electric Cooperative’s WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) chapter accepts applications for the WIRE Scholarship between November and March each year. 

Applicants must be an active member of Horry Electric or dependent of an active member. The applicant must also live in the home with the member. 

The $1,500 scholarship is for one academic year for a freshman entering Coastal Carolina University or Horry-Georgetown Technical College. $750 will be awarded for the fall semester and the additional $750 will be awarded for the spring semester contingent upon meeting the G.P.R. requirement.

For 2024, the deadline to apply is Friday, March 1, 2024 at 12 p.m. (noon). All applications received after Friday, March 1, 2024 are NOT eligible.

If you have questions, please contact Susan Brown at 843-369-6323 or susan.brown@horryelectric.com.

Horry Electric has restructured rates to give you control of your bill. The restructured rates will be effective for all members beginning with September 2024 use that appears on your October 2024 statement. Advance Pay members will be effective October 1 for October use. Click below to learn more about rates and peak hours.