As a cooperative, MiEnergy has a strong commitment to youth and community. Each year high school seniors are selected to receive scholarships to continue their education. The program recognizes students who demonstrate cooperative spirit through service to others. The MiEnergy scholarship is based on community service and academics.

The 2022 application period closed at 8 a.m. on March 2.

Applications are posted at the beginning of each year. In addition to the eligibility requirements below, to be considered for a scholarship, the student must submit (1) the completed scholarship application; (2) the Activities List form; (3) the Activity Leader Signatures form; (4) high school transcripts and (5) a cover letter. Not sure what your cover letter should include? Applications missing one of these pieces will not be considered. 

The 2022 deadline was 8 a.m. on March 2.

Cover Letter Guidelines

  1. You must be a high school senior, graduating this school year.

  2. You must be continuing your education after high school at an accredited technical school, college or university.

  3. You must be the son, daughter or legal dependent of a MiEnergy member with an active electric account (children of MiEnergy Cooperative employees and directors are not eligible) and the membership must be active at the time funds are dispersed.

  4. You must demonstrate community service, according to scholarship instructions.

  5. Must have at least a “B” grade point average.

Scholarships are funded with unclaimed capital credit funds that would otherwise be forfeited to the state. Unclaimed capital credits are patronage dividends earned while purchasing electricity from the cooperative. Unclaimed funds are from past members who the cooperative cannot locate.


For more information:

If you have questions regarding the scholarship program please email Annie Hoiland or call (800) 432-2285.