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Lineman Workforce Development Scholarship

Hill County Electric (HCE) is committed to the seven cooperative principles, one of which is to provide education and training for its members. As part of this commitment, the Cooperative offers scholarship opportunities to its members and member dependents. HCE offers a $1,000 scholarship for a student entering an accredited line technician school and planning to work in Montana after certification. The applicant must reside in one of the five counties HCE serves (Hill, Blaine, Liberty, Fergus & Chouteau). Applicant need not be an HCE member or member dependent. The $1,000 scholarship is payable after the successful completion of half the required course work. HCE may interview the scholarship finalists before the final selection is made. Successful applicants will be notified by May 1st .

The HCE selection committee will select scholarship recipients based on the following:

  • Employment History
  • Personal Statement
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • High School and/or College Transcripts
  • Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who the judges consider to be the most likely to complete the apprenticeship and work as an electrician in Montana.

Application deadline: March 1st

By submitting this form you agree that the information provided is correct and true and permission is granted to HCE to use your information and your photograph for publicity purposes. If awarded the scholarship, upon completion of your fall semester, you need to have maintained a 2.0 cumulative GPA to receive the scholarship.