Each spring, applications are available for individuals interested in pursuing a career as a high voltage linewoker. The successful candidate will be presented with a scholarship for tuition and books to attend Arkansas State University Newport’s High Voltage Lineman Program. (over $8,000 value).

Before applying for the scholarship, contact Kenny Browning (870.512.7893) at ASU Newport for a pre-entrance pole climbing exercise. Fill out the application, attach two letters of recommendation and High School Transcript, and submit to Craighead Electric by the due date to be considered. 

The online application will be made available on this page. For further questions about the scholarship, call our office at 870-932-8301. You can also call ASU-Newport at 1-800-976-1676 or visit asun.edu for more information.

Apply now online. Deadline for applications is March 31st. 

Youth tour 2022 poster

Taking application to the 2022 Youth Tour

Craighead electric cooperative is now accepting applications to the 2022 Youth Tour. We will send two deserving area students on an all-expense-paid chaperoned trip to Washington D.C. with 40 other Arkansas students to see our nation’s capital. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 

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2017 Youth Tour Group

2021 Youth Tour Goes Virtual

The annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour gives selected local area Juniors to learn about their community, State, and Nation, by meeting with and learning from their representatives in government and other community leaders.

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Bat habitat update

It has been nearly a year since Craighead Electric Cooperative, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas State University, and others teamed up on a conservation initiative to help an endangered native bat species in Arkansas and the biologists working on the project have some exciting news to share.

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