A great opportunity for local High School seniors.
If you are a local high school senior planning to attend college or are a student continuing an undergraduate education, Flathead Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for two scholarship opportunities. Applicants only need to fill out one online application to be considered for both awards.
The Co-op’s regional associate, Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC), awards one $1,000 scholarship each year to a Flathead Electric Cooperative member’s child. The Co-op’s statewide associate, the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association (MECA), awards one $500 scholarship to a regional electric cooperative member’s child.
The criteria for scholarship judging include:
- 20 percent – academic strength (courses, GPA, and national testing scores)
- 20 percent – activities in school and community, awards, honors
- 20 percent – employment, volunteerism, community service
- 40 percent – personal statement
To be eligible, the applicant or their parent/guardian must be a member of Flathead Electric Cooperative. In addition, the applicant must be graduating from high school in spring 2024 or currently attending an undergraduate college. Applications will be accepted October 16, 2023, through January 15, 2024. Awards will be announced in Spring 2024. For more information or to apply, visit www.flatheadelectric.com/scholarships.