Scholarships

Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. (MVEA) awards scholarships to both graduating high school seniors and to nontraditional students. 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 16 $1,000 MVEA scholarships; 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 up to three, $1,000 Vocational/Technical Scholarships to students 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 (PDF)

MVEA $1,000 Scholarships:

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

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:

  • Terra Betts – Palmer Ridge High School – 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