Grand Valley Power Opens 2022 Scholarship Application Period
GRAND JUNCTION, COLO. - (December 1, 2021) – Grand Valley Power is now accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship program. This year, GVP is awarding $20,500 to local students for continuing education. Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $2,000. All of the scholarship opportunities are open to any applicant residing in a home served by Grand Valley Power and pursuing post-secondary undergraduate education. The Western Colorado Community College Electric Lineworker Scholarship is also open to current Mesa County residents.
Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2022, with exception to the Western Colorado Community College Electric Lineworker Scholarship, which is due June 1, 2022. You can find applications at all high school counseling offices, Colorado Mesa University’s financial aid webpage under the Outside Scholarship Resources tab, or at gvp.org/scholarship-program.
A committee of past educators appointed by the board of directors will review all applications received by the due date and select an awardee. The committee selects scholarship recipients based on a combination of weighted criteria, including financial need, academic, volunteer or work achievements and a personal essay. Grand Valley Power has been awarding scholarships since 1996 and has given back over $236,000 to local youth for education and training.
“Grand Valley Power is dedicated to empowering the future generations of our community. Providing students with the financial support they need to continue their education is an important part of our guiding principles,” stated Grand Valley Power’s Communications Manager, Christmas Wharton.
For questions about the scholarship program or requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 970-242-0040.