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Scholarships

Sun River Electric Cooperative, along with Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association (MECA) and Basin Electric Power Cooperative offer several scholarships:

  • Sun River Electric offers eighteen $1000 scholarships (two to each school in the SREC service area), continuing education scholarships for $1000 to students already in college, and an electric line worker scholarship for $1000 to those individuals interested in electric line work.
  • MECA offers one $500 scholarship in SREC's geographic district.
  • Basin Electric Power offers one $1000 scholarship.

Deadlines are as follows:

  • Sun River Electric Scholarship - April 3, 2020
  • SREC Continuing Education Scholarship - April 3, 2020
  • SREC Electric Line Worker Scholarship - April 3, 2020
  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative  - January 24, 2020
  • MECA - January 24, 2020

See below for more information on each of the scholarships.  If you have any questions, please contact Ross at SREC - 467-2527 or 1-800-452-7516.

 

Sun River Electric Scholarships  

Who is eligible?

Applicants for the Sun River Electric Scholarship must be a dependent of a Sun River Electric member and a graduating high school senior entering his or her freshman year in a college or trade school.  Applicants for the SREC Continuing Education Scholarship must be currently enrolled in a college or trade school.  Applicants for the SREC Line Worker Scholarship must be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate or equivalent and must live in the SREC service area. 

How do I apply?

Applications and guidelines are available at the Sun River Electric office in Fairfield MT, from your local high school guidance counselor, or through the links below: 

 

2019 Sun River Electric Scholarship Winners
  • Augusta
    Kolton Scherrer
  • Choteau
    Michaela Gunderson, Garret Yeager, Katie Bieler, Hanna Antonsen
  • Conrad
    Blake Vandenacre
  • Dutton/Brady
    Grace Weber, Bradley Habel, Tierra Chapdelaine
  • Fairfield
    Alexis McWilliams, Jaileyana Schwedler, Chesney Rogers, Naemi Wipf, Taylor Pearson, Emily Evans, Aria Johnson
  • Power
    Hope Smelser, Jessica Maruska, Zane Somerfeld
  • Simms
    Madison Bloom, Adrianna Rohrer, Bailey Carl
 
2019 SREC Continuing Education Scholarship Winners
  • Augusta
    Bryar Mills, Kendra Scherrer
  • Choteau
    Garret Depner, Denver Krone, Megan Krone, Benjamin Roeder, Watson Snyder
  • Dutton/Brady
    Faith Weber
  • Fairfield
    Yancy Gagne, Hailey Mills, Austin Rogers
  • Power
    Javier Somerfeld
  • Simms
    Jake Bloom
 
2019 SREC Lineman Scholarship Winner
  • Conrad
    Blake Larson

 

MECA Scholarship

Who is eligible?

Applicants for the MECA Scholarship must be a member of Sun River Electric Cooperative, or a son or daughter of a member, and either a graduating high school senior entering his or her freshman year at a college or trade school or a current college undergraduate student. Graduate students are ineligible.

How do I apply?

Applications and guidelines are available at the Sun River Electric office in Fairfield MT, a high school guidance counselor at a high school in the SREC service area, or through the link below: 

 

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship

Who is eligible?

Applicants for the Basin Electric Scholarship must be a member of Sun River Electric Cooperative, or a son or daughter of a member, and either a graduating high school senior entering his or her freshman year at a college or trade school or a current college undergraduate student. Graduate students are ineligible.

How do I apply?

Applications and guidelines are available at the Sun River Electric office in Fairfield MT, from a high school guidance counselor at a high school in the SREC service area, or through the link below: 

 
2019 Basin Electric Scholarship Winner
  • Fairfield
    Levi Gibson
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