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In inclement weather, you may be inside without power, but linemen are outside working to restore power back to your home. 

Like many trades, being an electric lineman is not just an occupation, but a tradition and way of life. 
To honor the trade that is the backbone of our business, Tri-County EMC established the Lineman Scholarship Program in 2022. 

Each year, the Lineman Scholarship awards $3,000 to an individual interested in becoming an electric lineman.  Scholarship money will be used to complete the lineman training program through the Technical College System of Georgia.  Applications are judged by a panel of Tri-County EMC lineman and retirees. To qualify, applicants must have received a high school diploma in Jones, Putnam or Baldwin Counties OR have received a GED and currently reside in Jones, Putnam or Baldwin Counties in Georgia.

Tri-County EMC is grateful to be able to invest in a local student which in turn will make a contribution to the future of the electric industry. Individuals interested in becoming a lineman can complete or download an application online at

 Applications must be received by April 15.

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