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.
The 2017 scholarship was awarded to:
|Carrie Cota||Chase Gerer||Jessica Horan|