Big Country Electric Cooperative and affiliated organizations award thousands of dollars in scholarships each year to deserving local students. Three types of scholarships are available to Big Country EC families.
- Big Country EC Academic Scholarship: Two $4,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are members of Big Country EC. Apply by 5 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021.
- Directors Memorial Scholarship, Golden Spread Electric Cooperative: $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to selected recipients who are first-year college or university students and the child or spouse of a Big Country EC member. Apply by March 1, 2021.
- Texas Rural Electric Women’s Association Scholarship: Twenty TREWA scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to TREWA members and their children. If you are not currently a TREWA member, you may submit a membership application, membership fee and scholarship application at once. Applicant or applicant’s parent or guardian must also be a current member or an employee of a Texas electric cooperative such as Big Country EC. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, full-time college students and adults who have been accepted as a full-time student to attend any accredited college, university, junior college, community college, trade/technical school or business school. Apply by March 15, 2021.
Complete scholarship information is posted on the Big Country EC website, bigcountry.coop. Click on Service Beyond Electricity, then Scholarships. Copies of scholarship materials have been mailed to school districts in the areas served by BCEC.
If you have any questions about scholarships, contact Sarah McLen at (325) 776-3803 or firstname.lastname@example.org.