Scholarship Deadline Feb. 5th

Scholarship Deadline Feb. 5th

Feb. 5 Deadline for Scholarship Applications

Verendrye Electric Cooperative (VEC) and its power provider, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, team up each year to award three, $1,000 scholarships, one per director district, to area high school or college students. High school seniors or college students have until Feb. 5 to turn in their scholarship application. To be eligible for the VEC scholarships, students must be dependents of a VEC member and enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is awarded.

Students must complete an application, which is available at www.verendrye.com/content/scholarships or by calling or visiting Verendrye Electric’s offices in Velva or Minot. Applicants are required to include a recent academic transcript, copy of a college entrance exam (ACT or SAT scores), a one-page essay and an appraisal completed by a teacher, counselor or supervisor. For questions about the scholarships, call 800-472-2141.

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