The Member Education Grant provides up to $5,000 for education reimbursement to active Cooperative members who have earned a vocational certificate or associate, bachelor or graduate school degree from a regionally accredited institution within 6 months of applying.
Member Education Grant Requirements
Funds are to be awarded on a one-time basis and the amount of the award shall not exceed $5,000. Eligibility requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:
Applicant must have earned a vocational certificate or associate, bachelor or graduate school degree from a regionally accredited institution within 6 months of applying. Proof of certification or diploma is required.
Applicant must provide proof of payment to a regionally accredited institution for tuition, books and/or class fees. Award amounts will be based on proof of receipt for applicant’s payments made for actual expenses paid for by the applicant.
Grants will not be awarded to dependents of Cooperative members. Applicant must be an active Cooperative member1 who is currently purchasing retail communication services in one of the Cooperative’s 26 service exchange areas. (Click here to view Cooperative Service Exchanges to check eligibility) The service must have been in the applicant’s name for the previous six (6) months from the application date.
NOTE: Purchasing retail communication services outside the listed Cooperative exchange areas does not qualify.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Eligible applications must be addressed as follows and will be accepted on a first come, first reviewed basis until a total of four awards are approved in a welve-month calendar year:Plateau Education Foundation
Member Education Grant
Post Office Box 1947
Clovis, NM 88102-1947