DEMCO Scholarship Program, Apply by May 6

Greenwell Springs, Louisiana – DEMCO is accepting scholarship applications from co-op members who are attending, or plan to attend, a Louisiana public college or university.

Winners will be randomly drawn at the co-op annual meeting on Saturday, May 11. Recipient students are eligible for $1,250 for two consecutive semesters.

Our not-for-profit, local ownership approach to rates and electric service provides us with unique opportunities to make a positive impact in our community,” says Randy Pierce, DEMCO's chief executive officer. Scholarship awards to DEMCO-member students are a great way to invest in brighter futures for our co-op members.”

To receive the award, winners must meet all eligibility requirements for the 2024/2025 academic year for each of two consecutive semesters.

Since the inception of the DEMCO scholarship program, four hundred eleven awards have been granted, a total investment of $1,028,153.

For more information, eligibility requirements, and to apply by May 6, visit

About Us:

DEMCO is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric distribution cooperative that provides safe, reliable, and competitively priced energy services. Founded in 1938, DEMCO powers 116,500+ meters in seven parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and West Feliciana.