Each year, the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association awards four scholarships (one in each district) in the amount of $500 each. These scholarships are funded by individual contributions to the Memorial Scholarship Program.

Districts

Northwest District
  • Flathead Electric Co-op.
  • Glacier Electric Co-op.
  • Lincoln Electric Co-op.
  • Marias River Electric Co-op.
  • Northern Lights, Inc.
  • Sun River Electric Co-op.
Northeast District
  • Big Flat Electric Co-op.
  • Hill County Electric Co-op.
  • Lower Yellowstone REC
  • McCone Electric Co-op
  • NorVal Electric Co-op.
  • Sheridan Electric Co-op.
Southwest District
  • Beartooth Electric Co-op.
  • Fall River Rural Electric Co-op.
  • Fergus Electric Co-op.
  • Missoula Electric Co-op.
  • Park Electric Co-op.
  • Ravalli County Electric Co-op.
  • Vigilante Electric Co-op.
Southeast District
  • Big Horn County Electric Co-op.
  • Goldenwest Electric Co-op.
  • Mid-Yellowstone Electric Co-op.
  • Southeast Electric Co-op.
  • Tongue River Electric Co-op.
  • Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op.

2023 Scholarship Winners

  • Elyse Byrd
  • Kaiya Graves
  • Noel Migliaccio
  • Sierra Nagle

Qualifications

To qualify for the scholarships:

  • The applicant or their parent/guardian must be a member of a Montana electric cooperative;
  •  The applicant must be a graduating high school senior with plans to attend a university or vocational technical school, or be an undergraduate college student

How to Apply

Applications for the MECA Memorial Scholarship become available in the Fall and are typically due in January. Check with your local cooperative for application materials.