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Scholarships

DMEA along with wholesale power providers, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative offer scholarships to local students each year. Funding is made available through DMEA’s Unclaimed Capital Credits Fund.

 

DMEA’s scholarship opportunities include:

  • High School Graduate Scholarship
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Scholarships awarded to 1 graduate from Cedaredge, Hotchkiss, Olathe, and Paonia High School, 1 graduate of a non-traditional school in Delta County and Montrose County, 2 graduates from Delta High School, and 4 graduates from Montrose High School
    • Download applicant requirements.
       
  • Continuing Education ScholarshipThank you to Tri-State Generation and Trasnmission Association for helping fund this scholarship.
    • Amount: $1,500
    • Scholarships awarded to 4 students who are currently enrolled full-time in an accredited post-high school educational institution.
    • Download applicant requirements.
       
  • Colorado Mesa University - Montrose Campus Scholarship
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Scholarships awarded to 3 students who are planning to attend or are currently enrolled in full-time in Colorado Mesa University-Montrose Campus.
    • Download applicant requirements.
       
  • Delta-Montrose Technical College Scholarship
    • Amount: $2,000
    • Scholarships awarded to 3 students who are planning to attend or are currently enrolled in full-time in Delta-Montrose Technical College.
    • Download applicant requirements.
       
  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative ScholarshipThank you Basin Electric Power Cooperative for funding this scholarship.
    • Amount: $1,000
    • Scholarship awarded to 1 graduating high school student from DMEA's service territory.

Requirements:
Please review the information sheet for each scholarship for applicant requirements.

Essay – minimum 250 words
Pick a controversial problem on your school campus and suggest a
solution to improve or solve the situation.

How to apply:
The application period for DMEA's 2016 - 2017 scholarships is now open. Students must apply online.  Any applications turned in otherwise will not be accepted. Please be sure to read all requirements and have all documents prepared before starting the application process. 

 

APPLY HERE

Questions?

Phil Sanchez, Communications Specialist
phil.sanchez@dmea.com, (970) 240-1207

 

 

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