Forty (40) high school seniors will enroll in a four-year college/university, community college,
and/or vocational school in Alabama this year with help from the Alabama Municipal Electric
Authority (AMEA) and its 11 Members through the 2021 AMEA Scholarship Program.
Each of the 40 scholarship recipients will receive a $2,500 scholarship for a total of $100,000
awarded in this year’s program. AMEA received 178 scholarship applications in the 2021 program.
Since 1992, AMEA and its Members have provided over $2.5 million in scholarships to the graduating
high school seniors who receive their electric service from AMEA Members.
To be eligible for the AMEA scholarships, a student’s family must receive electric service from an
AMEA Member city electric utility and the student must attend an Alabama college/university or
“We take our role as a good corporate citizen seriously,” said Fred D. Clark, Jr., AMEA President
& CEO. “That’s why we, along with our Members, support education initiatives, like the AMEA
Scholarship Program, that contribute to making our state economically competitive. We congratulate
this year’s scholarship winners.”
This year’s AMEA Academic Scholarship recipients:
Ariana Grace Crepean, Foley High School, Riviera Utilities
Oliver Emerson Sinclair, Jr., Spanish Fort High School, Riviera Utilities
Thomas Griffin Smith, Fairhope High School, Riviera Utilities
This year’s AMEA Community College/Vocational School Scholarship recipient:
Zachary Ryan Paul, Elberta High School, Riviera Utilities
AMEA, a joint action agency formed in 1981, is the wholesale power provider for 11 public power utilities in Alabama, which serve approximately 350,000 customers in the cities of Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga and Tuskegee.