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2019 MECA $500 Memorial Scholarship

CONGRATULATIONS to Colton Whitney of Joliet High School, BEC's 2019 MECA Memorial Scholarship candidate winner. Read his essay here.


The Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association (MECA) Memorial Scholarship is another scholarship opportunity. One applicant is selected each year by Beartooth Electric Cooperative and forwarded to MECA for final judging. One $500 scholarship is given for each of MECA's four districts. 

To be eligible, the student or their parents or guardians must be members of Beartooth Electric Cooperative.

The 2109 MECA Memorial Scholarship Application Deadline is January 18, 2019. 

Judging criteria is weighted as follows:

  • 20% - Academic strength (rigors of coursework, GPA and national testing scores)
  • 40% - Personal statement 
  • 20% - Activities in school and awards and honors 
  • 20% - Employment, volunteerism and community service

2019 MECA Memorial Scholarship Application Form