MEC Offers $1,000 Scholarships



To provide educational opportunities through scholarships to the children of cooperative members who are seniors in high school and who plan to further their education by attending an accredited institution of higher learning to obtain a college degree or technical/tradeschool certification.

Amount of Scholarship
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative will award five $1000 scholarships annually to graduating seniors who meet the student scholarship criteria and are selected by the scholarship committee.

Student Scholarship Criteria

  1. Student’s parent or legal guardian must be a member of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative.
  2. Student has maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average (based on 4.0 being an “A”) through out his or her high school career.
  3. Student has demonstrated good citizenship qualities by having exhibited commendable leadership abilities and exemplary school spirit.
  4. A combination of weighted criteria will be used in the selection process based on financial need, academic achievement, school and community activities, student’s personal statement, and recommendations.

Deadline to apply for 2022-2023 school year has passed. 


2023 Scholarships