Annually, Lacreek Electric will award scholarships for four (4) first-year college or technical sschool 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 additional Lacreek Electric Association 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.
DOWNLOAD THE 2021 APPLICATION
(Applications must be mailed or turned in by February 24th, 2021)
Mail Applications to: Lacreek Electric Association, P.O. Box 220, Martin, SD 57551
$1000 Scholarship - Cameron Good
$1,000 Scholarship - Jessica Begeman
$1,000 Scholarship - Erica Bakley
$1,000 Scholarship - Tee Allen
In 2017, Lacreek added an additional $1,000 scholarship for a 2nd year college student who did not receive a Lacreek scholarship the previous year.
Last years "2018" winner was Shane Boomer