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Scholarships

CARBON POWER SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Carbon offers six scholarships in the amount of $1000 ($500 per semester). As per policy, these scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors whose parent(s) are member-owners (a person who receives electrical service from Carbon Power and Light, Inc.) in Carbon’s certificated service area. 

Two seniors will be selected from each of the three cooperative districts. If the appropriate number of applications is not received from each district, the remaining available scholarships may be distributed to other students who have applied from the other districts. Scholarships are provided to students attending an accredited college or vocational-technical school in Wyoming or at the University of Wyoming and are enrolled as a full time student.

Application Deadline: February 5th, 2018.

Applications are available by clicking here. Additonal required documentation is available here. You may also obtain documentation at your High School Counselors’ office or by contacting Valerie Remick at 800-359-0249/307-326-5206.

Mail application and supporting documents to:
Carbon Power & Light, Inc.
Valerie Remick
PO Box 579, Saratoga, WY 82331.

 BASIN ELECTRIC SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Basin Electric Power Cooperative will award an applicant with one (1) $1,000 scholarship to further a student’s education at a certified Vocational or Technical school. 
Dependent children of Carbon Power & Light’s Member-Owners (those who receive electrical service from Carbon Power & Light) are eligible to receive this scholarship.
The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is given.

Application Deadline: February 5th, 2018

Applications are available by clicking here,  You can also obtain documentation from your High School Counselors’ office or by contacting Valerie Remick at 800-359-0249/307-326-5206.

Mail application and supporting documents to:
Carbon Power & Light, Inc.
Valerie Remick
PO Box 579, Saratoga, WY 82331.

TRI-STATE SCHOALRSHIP INFORMATION
Tri-State Generation & Transmission will award two (2) $500 scholarships to students who enroll as a full time student. Students (including adopted and step-children) of Carbon Power & Light’s Member-Owners (those who receive electrical service from Carbon Power & Light) are eligible to receive this scholarship. The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is given. 

Application Deadline: February 5th, 2018. 

Applications are available by clicking here; or visit your High School Counselors’ office or contact Valerie Remcik at 800-359-0249/307-326-5206. Click here for additional required documentation.

Mail application and supporting documents to:
Carbon Power & Light, Inc.
Valerie Remick
PO Box 579, Saratoga, WY 82331.

Lineworker Scholarship Opportunities

WREA SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
To encourage, promote, and educate lineworkers for enduring and rewarding careers with Wyoming’s electric cooperatives.   
Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who plan to attend an approved regional lineworker training program. 

  1. One or more scholarships will be awarded each year.
  2. The Scholarship shall be for $3,000. 
  3. The scholarship is available to all qualified applicants, recent high school graduates and older “non-traditional” students, interested in a career in the electric industry.

The $3,000 scholarship will be paid in two separate installments of $1,500 and will be paid directly to the student’s account at his/her school of choice.

Verification of enrollment and GPA must be sent to WREA upon completion of each semester and prior to release of additional scholarship funds.

No further scholarship money will be awarded in the event the student fails to complete the program or fails to maintain a 2.5 GPA, at which time the student will be asked to repay the scholarship funds previously received. 

Application Deadline: April 1st

For a complete outline of this scholarship and information on other lineworker scholarships, go to http://www.wyomingrea.org/  and click on Education and Scholarships.

ADDITIONAL LINEWORKER SCHOLARSHIPS

Adkins Scholarship (due May 1st) Guidelines Application                                                                            

Hackworth Scholarship (due May 1st) Guidelines Application

WREA Scholarship (accepted year round) Guidelines Application

 

RMEL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

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2017 Deadline: January 30th

RMEL Foundation Scholarship Page

Who Can Apply

The Foundation is currently accepting applications from baccalaureate degree seeking students as well as students entering craft or certificate programs.

Applicants must be a high school senior or college undergraduate enrolled in and pursuing an undergraduate or associate degree or entering an appropriate certificate program with the intent to enter the electric energy industry.

How to Apply

Complete the online RMEL Foundation scholarship application. All scholarship applications must be submitted online. No mailed submissions will be accepted.

Applicants must complete the online scholarship application. Scholarship eligibility and general information are available here.

The online application must be completed by January 30, 2016.

Share This Opportunity

Help spread the word about RMEL Foundation scholarship opportunities! RMEL member companies are the primary avenue by which these scholarships are promoted. The Foundation encourages all members to share this opportunity throughout your company and your community.

Students from all parts of the RMEL service territory are encouraged to apply. Recipients are chosen by the RMEL Foundation selection committee.

Named Scholarship Program

These scholarships are provided by the Foundation in the name of the donor. The number of scholarships and amounts awarded depend on the funds donated. In addition to the eligibility requirements below, immediate family and employees of the donor are not eligible for these scholarships. The named scholarships will be listed on this application as they become available. Contact James Sakamoto at 303-865-5544 or jamessakamoto@rmel.org to donate a corporate named scholarship.

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