CAEC supports continuing education through the Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship Program each year. Graduating high school seniors residing in a CAEC member home area are eligible to compete one of four, $2,500 scholarships. Applications are available beginning each November and scholarships are awarded in May.

The program, established in 1997, awards scholarships to dependents of members of participating electric cooperatives. Granted only to graduating high school seniors, the student must attend a four-year college, a junior college, a technical school or vocational school of the scholarship recipient’s choice provided that such school is an accredited institution.

The 2023 scholarship recipients are Nehemiah Sanders of Central High School Coosa County who plans to attend UAB for a degree in Computer Science; Kailey Franklin of Franklin Christian Academy who plans to earn a degree in Elementary Education from Faulkner University; Becca Worrell of Wetumpka high School with plans to attend Auburn University to study Human Sciences; and Brant Yankie also of  Wetumpka High School who will travel to the University of Texas at San Antonio to study Global Affairs.