The board of directors donate a portion of their compensation to a scholarship fund.
Five $500 scholarships will be awarded. One for each of the 5 director districts. The application is available here.
The deadline for this opportunity is September 21, 2020.
Scholarship requirements are:
· Student’s parent/guardian is a member of Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative.
· The application must be filled out in its entirety.
The winner will be chosen by drawing at the September board meeting. Scholarship presentation to the students will occur during the cooperatives annual meeting Wednesday October 14, 2020 at the Timber Lake Community Center.
Each year Moreau-Grand Electric offers a $1,000 scholarship to one area student, chosen by our power supplier Basin Electric Cooperative. We have not received the 2021 Basin application yet. The specific date and details will be released later.
The Deadline for this opportunity is January 22, 2021.
Resource Conservation Speech Contest
Each year the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, Resource Conservation and Forestry Division sponsors a resource conservation-oriented speech contest. Any SD student in grades 9-12 is eligible to enter. This includes public, private, and home-school students. Sponsored the the Touchstone Energy Cooperative of South Dakota.
· First Place: $1,100 Scholarship
· Second Place: $750 Scholarship
· Third Place: $450 Scholarship
The contest is sponsored by the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of South Dakota. The Deadline for this opportunity is March 27, 2021.
SD Association of Cooperatives Scholarship Application Form
SDAC is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to second-year higher-education students who are pursuing a degree relative to the cooperative business and who are members or whose parents/guardians are members of a SDAC member cooperative including Moreau-Grand Electric.
Application deadline: October 1, 2020
Winners announced in November, 2020
Applications are also available at our offices in Timber Lake or
Eagle Butte, and with your schools guidance counselor.