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  • Scholarship Opportunities

    La Plata Electric Scholarship

    LPEA will award two four-year scholarship to begin in the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarship award will be for tuition, fees and books, not to exceed $7,000, to any accredited college or university within the United States.

    The recipient will be encouraged to attend the La Plata Electric Summer Leadership Camp for one week during the summer between high school graduation and the start of the fall term. La Plata Electric will pay all expenses for the Leadership Camp.

    Application deadline is March 1, 2016. The official La Plata Electric Application, essay, high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, and reference letter(s) constitute application.

    Application PDF

    LPEA/John Voelker Memorial Scholarship

    The La Plata Electric/John Voelker Scholarship was created for students attending a vocational school, technical school or junior college. This two-year maximum scholarship will be awarded each year for fees, books, tools and supplies for an amount not to exceed $5,000.

    Eligible applicants must be graduating seniors from any high school or home school program within LPEA’s service territory and must plan to attend an accredited vocational school, technical school, or junior college.

    The recipient will be encouraged to attend the La Plata Electric Summer Leadership Camp for one week during the summer between high school graduation and the start of the fall term. La Plata Electric will pay all expenses for the Leadership Camp.

    A copy of the student’s high school transcript must accompany the application and a short essay written by you outlining your high school/college honors; community and school activities; your employment history; and future career goals. Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

    Application PDF

    Tri-State Scholarship

    LPEA's power supplier, Tri-State Generation & Transmission, Inc. offers two $500 scholarships to the college of student's choice.

    A copy of the student’s high school transcript and a copy of college entrance examination (ACT and/or SAT) scores must accompany the application. Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

    Enclose a short essay written by you outlining your high school/college honors; community and school activities; your employment history; and future career goals.

    Application PDF

    Basin Electric Scholarship

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative, a generation cooperative affiliated with LPEA, offers one $1,000 scholarship to the college of student's choice.

    A copy of the student’s high school transcript and a copy of college entrance examination (ACT and/or SAT) scores must accompany the application. Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

    Enclose a short essay written by you outlining your high school/college honors; community and school activities; your employment history; and future career goals.

    Application PDF

    Rocky Mountain Electrical League Scholarship

    Rocky Mountain Electrical League (RMEL) offers scholarships up to $3,000 to the college of student's choice. Application deadline is February 11, 2016.

    For more information on this scholarship visit RMEL's website.