Mark W. Schwirtz Employee Memorial Scholarship

Available to applicants who are an employee or director of either Golden Spread or one of Golden Spread’s Members or whose parent(s) or guardian is an employee or director of either Golden Spread or one of Golden Spread’s Members, in partnership with The Opportunity Plan.

Here's how to apply:

1

Click the "Scholarship Application" button below, then complete the online form.

2

When submitting the Mark W. Schwirtz Employee Memorial Scholarship Form, you will be required to upload the following:

  • Headshot Photo (JPG or PNG format)
  • Two (2) Character Reference Letters
  • Official High School and College (if applicable) Transcript(s)Official High School and College (if applicable) Transcript(s)
  • Resume
  • Essay
3

After submitting the Mark W. Schwirtz Employee Memorial Scholarship Form, watch your mailbox to ensure you receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your completed application. If you do not receive one, please contact GSEC.

About Mark

Mark Schwirtz served as President and CEO of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. for 12 years, from 2008 until March 2020. In his tenure at Golden Spread, Mark provided outstanding leadership as Golden Spread transformed from a utility primarily purchasing power to one directly in control of its own power supply.


Completed applications are due by July 1st.

If you have any questions, you may call the GSEC office at (806) 337-1283 or email GSEC.