MEEC will be awarding five scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Graduating high school seniors attending high school within MEEC’s boundaries are encouraged to apply.
MEEC’s boundaries consist of the High Desert portion of San Bernardino County, the Palo Verde Valley of Riverside County and the High Desert region of North Los Angeles County, including the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale.
Scholarships will be awarded to five eligible graduating high school seniors in the amount of $2,500 each. Recipient must attend a high school located within MEEC’s boundaries as described above. To be eligible students must declare a major in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or other closely related Science or Engineering field.
Applicants are required to provide the following:
- A completed application form .
- Transcripts and SAT/ACT scores* (unofficial copies accepted- if applicable)
- 500 word personal essay on – “My Career Goals and Why I would like a Career in the Environmental Science, or Engineering field ”
- Applications must be received digitally no later than 11:59 PM, on March 12, 2021.
*Due to COVID-19, we understand that test dates have been cancelled/postponed. If you have SAT/ACT scores, please include them with your application, however for the 2020-2021 academic year, you will not penalized for not including them.