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Scholarships

Scholarship Program

Big Horn Rural Electric Company, in cooperation with Tri-State Generation and Transmission, Inc., and Basin Electric Power Cooperative, offers educational scholarships to recognize and encourage the continuing education of the cooperative’s member-students. Applicant must be a dependent of a current member of Big Horn REA or a dependent of persons currently receiving electric service to their primary residence from Big Horn REA. The deadline for the scholarship is February 3, 2017.

Mike Lowe Memorial Lineman Scholarship

In memory of Mike Lowe, the Board of Directors of Big Horn Rural Electric Company has designated a Mike Lowe Memorial Lineman Scholarship to encourage, promote and educate line workers for careers with Wyoming electric cooperatives. The deadline for the scholarship is February 3, 2017.

Wyoming Rural Electric Association Lineman Scholarship

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Applicants do not have to be members of electric cooperatives. Applications accepted year round.

Dar Hackworth Lineworker Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who plan to attend an approved regional lineworker training program. The Scholarship shall be for $1,000 each for up to three students. The scholarship is available to Wyoming residents interested in a career in the electric industry. Applications must be received by May 1, 2017.

Neil Adkins Lineworker Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who plan to attend an approved regional lineworker training program. One $500 scholarship will be awarded each year. The scholarship is available to Wyoming residents interested in a career in the electric industry. Applications must be received by May 1, 2017.

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