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MECA/Fergus Scholarship

MECA and Fergus Offer Scholarships

If you are a high school senior planning to attend college or are a student continuing an undergraduate education, you could win a scholarship.  Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to qualified students whose parents are cooperative members. 

To qualify for the scholarships, the applicant must: 1) Be a member of Fergus Electric, 2) Be a graduating high school senior with plans to attend a university or vocational technical school, or be an undergraduate college student, 3) submit a completed application to Fergus electric which includes school transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, a personal statement and one letter of recommendation, and; 4) Submit entries to Fergus Electric postmarked no later than January 26, 2018 to MECA/Fergus Scholarship Committee, Fergus Electric Cooperative, 84423 U.S. Highway 87, Lewistown, MT 59457.

Criteria for scholarship judging includes: 20 percent academic strength (as demonstrated by coursework, GPA and national testing scores); 20 percent activities in school and community, awards and honors; 20 percent employment, volunteerism and community service, and; 40 percent personal statement.

Fergus Electric will select one application to be forwarded to Great Falls for further judging.  A MECA committee will choose the scholarship recipients from the pool of finalists.  Fergus Electric will also award one scholarship from the applications.

For more information, contact Vangie at 406-538-3465.  Application is available here. In addition, the application and guidelines are posted on the MECA website at www.mtco-ops.com.

The 2017 scholarship was awarded to: 

Carrie Cota Chase Gerer Jessica Horan
2017 Fergus/Meca Scholarship Winner Carrie Cota 2017 Fergus/Meca Scholarship Winner Chase Gerer 2017 Fergus/Meca Scholarship Winner Jessica Horan

 

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