Annually, Lacreek Electric will award scholarships for four (4) first-year college or technical school students and one (1) second-year college or technical school student. Applicants must be members or dependents of members of LEA and citizens of the United States. In addition, the applicants must carry a cumalative grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate scholastic achievement and community involvement.
- The Lacreek Electric/Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be chosen by Basin Electric.
- The Lacreek Electric/Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative/Lacreek Board of Directors Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be chosen by Basin Electric.
- Two Lacreek Electric Association Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 will be drawn from the remaining applicant pool by the LEA board of directors.
- One Lacreek Electric Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 will be drawn from the applicant pool by the LEA board of directors from the previous year of non-Scholarship recipients.
Lacreek Electric wants to recognize and encourage the academic achievements of the students in rural areas. The scholarships serve as an investment in the rural areas. It also serves as an investment in the economic future of our area. The Scholarship may be used at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Call for further information.
The New Scholarship application will be available by January 10th, 2021
(Applications must be mailed or turned in by February 24th, 2021)
Mail Applications to: Lacreek Electric Association, P.O. Box 220, Martin, SD 57551
$1500 Scholarship - Alexis Bair
$1,500 Scholarship - Gage Jager
$2,000 Scholarship - Gabe Fanning
$2,500 Scholarship - Weston Ireland
$1,500 2nd Year Scholarship - Josie May