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Scholarships

2018 Scholarship Deadline: July 31, 2018


Roughrider Electric wants to encourage and recognize the academic achievements of the members of Roughrider Electric Cooperative and/or their dependent children.  We do this with scholarships to assist in their college education.  We are developing leadership in our service territory by helping worthy scholarship recipients obtain a higher education.

$8,500 in scholarships will be awarded in 2018.  $5,000 is available to current High School Seniors, with ten scholarships being awarded in the amount of $500 each.  One $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a member or dependent of a member enrolled in college.  One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior pursuing a career as a lineworker.  One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior pursuing a career as a mechanic.  Three $500 Luck of the Draw scholarships.  The scholarships must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is given.  

1. Roughrider/3C $500 Scholarship

Roughrider Electric Cooperative is offering one, $500 scholarship sponsored by 3C Construction.  The scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior enrolled in or planning to enroll in a certified vocational or technical school pursuing a career as a lineworker. The applicant or the dependent's parents must be members of Roughrider Electric.  Awards are based on academic excellence, which includes the following criteria: SAT/ACT scores, grade-point average, work experience, participation in school and community activities, a statement by the student explaining his/her educational and career goals, and a written recommendation by a third party.  A Roughrider selection committee will screen applications.  The decision of the committee is final.  Applications for this scholarship must be received on or before the deadline indicated on the application form.  Click below for a downloadable version of the application.

 

2.  Roughrider/WDUS $500 Scholarship

Roughrider Electric Cooperative is offering one, $500 scholarship sponsored by West Dakota Utility Services.  The scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior enrolled in or planning to enroll in a certified vocational or technical school pursuing a career as a Mechanic. The applicant or the dependent's parents must be members of Roughrider Electric.  Awards are based on academic excellence, which includes the following criteria: SAT/ACT scores, grade-point average, work experience, participation in school and community activities, a statement by the student explaining his/her educational and career goals, and a written recommendation by a third party.  A Roughrider selection committee will screen applications.  The decision of the committee is final.  Applications for this scholarship must be received on or before the deadline indicated on the application form.  Click below for a downloadable version of the application.

 

 


 

Questions? Contact Brad at 800.748.5533 or email info@roughriderelectric.com

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