Fergus Electric’s power supplier, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the dependent of a member/consumer.
The applicant must be a student who is enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time graduate or undergraduate course of study at an accredited, two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school.
Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of education and career goals, and an outside appraisal. The essay topic for the 2023 Essay Scholarship is: “What challenges face rural electric cooperatives in the coming years and how do you think challenges should be addressed?”
A scholarship application and essay topic are available below. Contact Debby at 406-538-3465 for more information or to request a copy of the application.
Mail completed applications to Basin Scholarship, Fergus Electric Cooperative, 84423 U.S. Highway 87, Lewistown, MT 59457 postmarked no later than January 31, 2023.
2023 Basin Scholarship Winner: Riley Obert