Empire Electric provides scholarships to its members from an unclaimed patronage capital credit fund.  Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors and adults continuing their education. Applications are available below, at local high school counseling offices for seniors, or at our main office, 801 N. Broadway, Cortez. The 2019 Scholarship Guidelines will answer most of your questions; however, if you require additional information, please contact Denise Moore at or call 970-564-4458. Utah residents may call 800-709-3726 ext. 458.

2019 Scholarship Guidelines 

Download the appropriate application below:

Adult Scholarship Application ($1,000)

Student Scholarship Application ($1,000)

Electrical Related Trade Scholarship Application ($500)

Lineman Scholarship Application ($1,000)


Continuing Education Scholarships Available

Each year, Empire Electric offers continuing education scholarships to any member or dependent of a member who was previously awarded a scholarship from Empire Electric.  The previous scholarship winners can re-apply for this Continuing Education Scholarship one time per year for three additional years. The deadline for this scholarship is June 15, 2019. For more information, please contact Denise Moore at or 970-564-4458. Utah residents may call 800-709-3726 ext. 458.