The New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 scholarship award recipients. This year the scholarship program received over 60 applications from candidates across the state vying for a $1,500 scholarship.

All applicants are either a Co-op member, or a dependent of a Co-op member.  The applicants were all scored based on their work experience and volunteerism, leadership contributions to their communities, educational/career objectives and overall scholastic achievement.  The field was narrowed down and 10 candidates who then completed a personal interview conducted by the Scholarship Awards Committee.

The following hard-working and dedicated young individuals were proudly awarded a $1,500 NHEC Foundation Scholarship.

  • Eric DuBois of Moultonborough will continue his studies at Brown University where he studies Biomedical Engineering. Eric was a 2017 NHEC Foundation Scholarship recipient.
  • Alison Haight of Sandwich will study Precision Machining & Manufacturing Technology at Southern Maine Community College.
  • Ashley LeBlanc of Northwood will continue her studies in Health Management and Policy at UNH.
  • Meagen Minaya of Alton will study Nursing at Rivier University.
  • Marianna Palladino of Tuftonboro will study Theatre at Connecticut College this fall.
  • Emmalee Riel of Barnstead will study Nursing at NHTI this fall.
  • Tiffany White of Barnstead will study Forensic Accounting at Thomas College this fall.


About The NHEC Foundation

The mission of the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation is to improve the quality of life for its members and the communities it serves. The NHEC Foundation provides grants to charitable organizations throughout NHEC’s service territory. The work of the Foundation is made possible thanks to the generosity of NHEC members that round up their electric bill each month.

To learn more about the Foundation and the Round Up Program, visit