2023 United Electric Scholarship Winners

  • United Electric – Kinnley Beck, Burley High
  • Ralph Williams – Averie Page, Minico High
  • Larry Burbank – Bryan Patterson, Minico High
  • John Jones – Nya Martens, Idaho Virtual Academy
  • Grant M Saxton – Addie Hemsley, Burley High

Non-Traditional Scholarship Winner

  • Edna Cardenas


Each year, United Electric sponsors 6 traditional scholarships and 1 non-traditional scholarship. 4 are memorial scholarships in honor of late general managers, serving Unity Light & Power and Rural Electric before consolidation from 1964 and then United Electric until 2011. United Electric sponsors the other 2 traditional scholarships along with the non-traditional scholarship.

Traditional Scholarship

If you are a graduating senior with plans to attend college and your parents or guardians receive power from United Electric, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Non-Traditional Scholarship

If you are or are not a current member of United Electric and fit the definition of a Non-Traditional student, you are eligible to apply for the Non-Traditional Scholarship. What defines an adult or non-traditional student?

An adult or non-traditional student is a student with life circumstances different from the typical traditional student. These circumstances include, but are not limited to students who are:

  • Parents
  • Married, divorced, or single
  • Caring for elderly parents
  • Veterans
  • Returning to college after a period of time in the workforce
  • Entering college for the first time, not right after high school graduation
  • Full-time, part-time, or seasonal employees
  • Distance learners

How to Apply

Each scholarship is worth $500. Pick up your applications at your school counselor’s office or at United Electric Co-op Inc., 1330 21st Street, Heyburn. You can also submit the application online or download a PDF version of the Scholarship Application (PDF) and the Non-Traditional Scholarship (PDF) application.

Completed applications should be returned to:

Attn: Trisha Moultrie
1330 21st Street
Heyburn, Idaho 83336

Download the Scholarship Program Policy (PDF)


~The deadline for scholarships is now closed for 2023 graduating seniors.

~The deadline to submit Non-Traditional Scholarship applications is June 8, 2023, by 5 p.m.

Do you have questions? Call (208) 679-2222 or email Trisha.

Scholarship & Non-Traditional Scholarship Application