Scholarships

Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. (MVEA) awards 20 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Scholarships will be given to students planning to attend accredited colleges, universities, and junior colleges or community colleges in the fall. The recipients will be chosen through a computerized, random selection procedure. The MVEA scholarship application will be used for the 17 $1,000 MVEA scholarships; the $1,000 E.A. “Mick” Geesen Memorial scholarship; the $1,000 Basin Electric scholarship and the $1,000 Tri-State Generation and Transmission scholarship. Please use the MVEA scholarship application form below to apply for each of these scholarships.

MVEA will award one, $1,000 Vocational/Technical Scholarship to a student entering an occupational training program of two years or less at an accredited vocational/technical school, community college or junior college. Please use the MVEA Vo/Tech scholarship application form below to apply.

Two $2,000 Power Lineman Scholarships for students pursuing a career through a lineman training program, as well as a $2,000 Power Engineer Scholarship for current college students pursuing a power engineering career. Please use one of the scholarship application forms below to apply.

All applications are due on January 18, 2021.

Rocky Mountain Electrical League has a scholarship available for students planning to pursue an electric industry position or pursue a career in the electric energy industry. Applications can be found on rmel.org.

If you are interested in a future as a lineworker, click here to learn about local lineworker school opportunities. 

2020 Scholarship Winners

MVEA $1,000 Scholarships:

  • Tanner Sukle – Discovery Canyon Campus
  • Benjamin Riley – Pine Creek High School
  • Grace Kirk – Thomas MacLaren School
  • McKinzie Wade – Lewis-Palmer High School
  • Sidney Hines – Limon Public Schools
  • Katie Cornelio – Pine Creek High School
  • Olivia Nunez – St. Mary’s High School
  • Toby Lee – Simla High School
  • Claire McDowall – Douglas County High School
  • Benjamin Pierce – Palmer Ridge High School
  • Noah Guilzon – Colorado Springs Christian High Schools
  • Dane Campbell – Discovery Canyon Campus
  • Cora Armani – Homeschool ICW Classical Conversations
  • John Evans – Discovery Canyon Campus
  • Emily Forristall – Limon Public Schools
  • Elena Statham – Lewis-Palmer High School
  • Toni Lopez – Limon Public Schools

Basin Electric Power Cooperative $1,000 Scholarship:

  • Zarrah Dundes – Limon Public Schools

Tri-State Generation and Transmission $1,000 Scholarship:

  • Elivia Hilferty – Limon Public Schools

E.A. “Mick” Geesen $1,000 Scholarship:

  • Micah Peterson – Colorado Early Colleges – Colorado Springs

MVEA Vo-Tech $1,000 Scholarship:

  • Skyler Winter – Peyton Junior-Senior High School

MVEA Power Lineman $2,000 Scholarship:

  • Michael Nelson – Patriot High School

MVEA Power Engineering $2,000 Scholarship:

  • Zachary Churchwell – University of Wyoming