Each year, MVEC awards $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors.
- Applicants must be a graduating high school senior whose parents or legal guardians are MVEC members. Learn more
- Students attending public, private, parochial or home school are eligible to apply.
- Scholarships are randomly selected, evenly per MVEC district.
- The 2019 deadline to apply was Feb. 18.
The money for the scholarships is funded through MVEC’s Unclaimed Capital Credits. This is money that would otherwise be claimed by the state of Minnesota.
Basin Power Electric Cooperative, one of MVEC’s wholesale power providers, also awards a $1,000 scholarship to an MVEC member-student. This scholarship recognizes academic and community achievements and includes an essay question and teacher/counselor recommendation. Learn more
The 2019 Basin Scholarship deadline was Feb. 18. Applications have been sent to Basin Electric for the selection process.