Beltrami Electric Cooperative and its Board of Directors are pleased to be able to award scholarships annually to deserving students attending seven area high schools in our service area. In addition, one At-Large Scholarship will be awarded annually.


Beltrami Electric Cooperative Scholarship Program

Beltrami Electric Cooperative will be offering $2,000 in scholarship money to deserving students of BEC members attending seven area high schools.


  • Applicant's parent or guardian must be a member of Beltrami Electric Cooperative
  • A high school senior graduating from one of the seven schools listed below:

Scholarships are awarded to the following schools: Bemidji High School, Blackduck High School, Cass Lake-Bena High School, Kelliher High School, Laporte High School, Red Lake High School, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School.


If you attend one of the schools listed above, contact your school's designated guidance office or scholarship committee for applications and deadlines. The scholarship selection process is handled through each school's designated career guidance office or scholarship committee. If you attend a school other than the ones listed above, please see the application for Beltrami Electric's At-Large Scholarship. 

BEC Scholarship Application

Beltrami Electric Cooperative At-Large Scholarship Information

Beltrami Electric Cooperative will award one At-Large Scholarship for $2,000 to a Beltrami Electric Cooperative member or dependent of a BEC member who plans to enroll as a full-time student in their first year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school.

The At-Large Scholarship program is for students not attending one of the seven schools listed under Beltrami Electric's High School Scholarship program. Scholarships will not be awarded to Beltrami Electric Cooperative employees or dependents of employees, the board of directors or the Beltrami Electric Trust Board.

At-Large scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2024. 

At-Large Scholarship Application