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WIRE Scholarship Available

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Applications are available for a $2,500 scholarship for women awarded annually by SC WIRE, a community service organziation affiliated with Lynches River Electric Cooperative and other co-ops in South Carolina.

The WIRE Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to a woman who may not have been able to attend college when she graduated from high school but now wants to further her education. WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) awards the scholarship based on financial need and personal goals.

Applicants must: 

  • be a member of an S.C. electric cooperative
  • have graduated from high school or earned a GED at least 10 years ago
  • be accepted into an accredited S.C. college or university, and
  • demonstrate financial need and personal goals

Women with four-year college degrees are not eligible. Applicants may have previously earned a two-year degree or some college credits. The scholarship, which can be used for the fall 2015 or spring 2016 semesters, will be paid jointly to the winner and her college of choice.

Applications are available at the Lynches River Electric Cooperative office, online at either aor The deadline to apply is June 1.

To download an application, follow this link to the WIRE page on this website.


Lynches River is always Looking Out For You, and to do so we have several methods you can use to contact our office.

By Phone:

Our Toll-Free number is: 1.800.922.3486
Local contact number is: 1.843.672.6111

For Outage Calls:

Our outage calls are handled by our Automated Outage Reporting System. You can reach it by dialing 1.843.675.LREC (5732) or 1.866.675.LREC (5732). Your outage will be recorded and servicemen will be immediately dispatched to restore the power as quickly as possible. Please make sure that your phone number is correctly on record.

Remote Payment Sites:

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By Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 308
Pageland, SC 29728

In Person:

707 South Arant Street
Pageland, SC 29728 

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