Sawnee EMC is Accepting Applications for Youth Scholarships and Washington Youth Tour program

(Cumming, November 20, 2017) – Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) is now accepting applications from high school seniors for the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program. This program is open to children of Sawnee EMC members. To learn more about the scholarship program and download the application, please visit us at: In the past, the scholarships have been $4,000 per student. Deadine to apply for the scholarships is Friday, January 12 at 5 pm.

Juniors and seniors can apply for the Washington Youth Tour. Applicants must be sixteen (16) years old by June 1, 2018 and be able to commit to the tour on June 7-14, 2018. Two (2) deserving students will participate in a week-long trip to Washington, D.C. While there, they will get the chance to see the U. S. Capitol, as well as other major monuments and museums in the area. To learn more about the Washington Youth Tour and download the application, please visit us at: Deadline to apply for the Washington Youth Tour is February 9, 2018.

“It is such a privilege for Sawnee EMC to be able to assist these students in furthering their education,” states Cindy Badgett, Director of External Affairs at Sawnee EMC. “The Foundation Youth Scholarship program and the Washington Youth Tour are shining examples of what the Foundation and Sawnee EMC are all about; a commitment to giving back in the communities we serve.”

Questions about the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program or the Washington Youth Tour can be directed to Mrs. Cindy Badgett at 678-455-1399 or via email at

About Sawnee EMC
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 174,800 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia. Sawnee’s assets exceed $642 million, with energy sales of 3.37 billion kWh and annual revenue of $313 million. With a team of approximately 330 dedicated professionals and over 10,896 miles of distribution line, Sawnee stands ready at all times to meet the needs of its members/owners. SEMC strives daily to live up to their motto…

“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity, We’re Service”.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.