MECA Scholarship Information
Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association
Memorial Scholarship — 2017
Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association will award four scholarships (one in each district) in the amount of $500 each. The scholarships are funded by individual contributions to the Memorial Scholarship Program.
In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants, parents or guardians must be a member of an electric cooperative and the cooperative must be a member of Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association. All applications must be returned to the local electric cooperative in the applicants’ community.
Applicants must return their application form, transcripts and letters of reference to their local cooperative by January 31, 2017.
Please contact your local cooperative for more information.
YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE JUDGED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS:
20% - Academic Strength (as demonstrated by rigors of coursework, GPA, and national testing scores)
20% - Activities in school and community, awards and honors
20% - Employment, volunteerism and community service
40% - Personal statement
ALONG WITH THE APPLICATION FORM, PLEASE ATTACH INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO:
Attach a copy of your school transcripts
- ACT/SAT scores
Attach a copy of your scores
- Activities in School & Community
Attach copies of awards and/or honors received and a description of any extracurricular activities and volunteer service
- High School and/or College employment
List employer, position, hours worked weekly pertaining to school year and/or summer employment
- Personal Statement
Write about how your school/community/work activities will influence your goals and career choice. This statement should be no more than two, double-spaced typed pages.
- One letter of recommendation
NORTHWEST DISTRICT NORTHEAST DISTRICT
Flathead Electric Co-op. Big Flat Electric Co-op.
Glacier Electric Co-op. Lower Yellowstone REA
Lincoln Electric Co-op. Hill County Electric Co-op.
Marias River Electric Co-op. McCone Electric Co-op.
Northern Lights, Inc. NorVal Electric Co-op.
Sun River Electric Co-op. Sheridan Electric Co-op.
SOUTHWEST DISTRICT SOUTHEAST DISTRICT
Beartooth Electric Co-op. Big Horn County Electric Co-op.
Fall River Rural Electric Co-op. Goldenwest Electric Co-op.
Fergus Electric Co-op. Mid-Yellowstone Electric Co-op.
Missoula Electric Co-op. Southeast Electric Co-op.
Park Electric Co-op. Tongue River Electric Co-op.
Ravalli County Electric Co-op. Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op.
Vigilante Electric Co-op.