2019 Luck of the Draw scholarship winners
MECA Memorial Scholarship
Each year MECA (Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association) awards a $500 college scholarships to a cooperative member in the Northeast District of Montana. Winners are selected by a committee comprised of co-op staff members from across the state of Montana. If a LYREC member is chosen by the committee, LYREC will match MECA's $500 scholarship.
Get the MECA Memorial Scholarship application here:
Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association scholarships are due January 24, 2020.
Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship
The Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) Scholarship program will award one $1,000 scholarship to a LYREC member consumer. The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is given. Check will be made payable to the school and distributed in August.
Get the Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship application here:
Basin Electric Power Cooperative scholarships are due February 7, 2020.
Who can apply?
LYREC (Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative) members/member dependents may apply for the following scholarships if you are enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time graduate or undergraduate course of study at an accredited, two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in the upcoming fall term.
How do you apply?
To apply for the MECA and BEPC scholarships, you must complete the required criteria on the scholarship applications.The applicant is responsible for submitting all necessary information to apply for a scholarship and the applications must reach LYREC's office by the due dates listed. You may send your applications and essays into firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to LYREC, PO Box 1047, Sidney MT, 59270.
LUCK OF THE DRAW SCHOLARSHIP
Each June during LYREC's annual meeting, LYREC awards several "Luck of the Draw" scholarships. In 2018, LYREC was able to award fourty-seven (47) $1,000 scholarships.
The guidelines for the Luck of the Draw scholarships are as follows:
- The applicant or parent/guardian must be a member who is currently receiving electric service from LYREC.
- The applicant must be a student who is enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college/university or vocational technical school for the upcoming fall term.
- The applicant must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and both must be present at the annual meeting to be eligible.
- An individual applicant can receive a maximum of 2 Luck of the Draw scholarships.
Congratulations to all of our scholarship winners!!