High School Seniors: Answer a video challenge, and you could earn $1,000 towards your post-secondary education.

If your family receives monthly service from Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC) at your primary residence, you are eligible to apply. Selection for the scholarship is based on the video submission along with academic performance, extra-curricular activities, community involvement and/or employment and honors and awards. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a four-point scale is required, and an official transcript must be submitted for final approval. 

Please note: Children of MEC employees and board members are not eligible to apply.

Pick a job from one of the MEC descriptions listed below. Then create a video resume to tell us about yourself and why you would be the perfect candidate. Envision yourself having the experience needed to qualify, and then tell us about it along with anything else you think would make us pick you for an interview.

To help you out, we’ve included tips on how to make a great resume, click here to check it out.

  • Videos should be 60-90 seconds long. 
  • Free tools that may help:
  • We award four scholarships each year and announce winners in the spring. 

MEC job descriptions: 

The application period is closed for 2022, please check back in January 2023 for the next application cycle.