STEM Scholarship

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The STEM Scholarship deadline is March 15, 2019.

Dawson PPD offers one STEM Scholarship annually, worth $1,500. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The $1,500 Dawson Public Power District STEM Scholarship is available to applicants pursuing a degree in a STEM-related field at any accredited college, university, trade school or community college.

Examples of qualified STEM fields are (but not limited to):

  • Engineering
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Physical sciences
  • Accounting
  • Computer programming
  • Telecommunications

Qualified applicants may be:

  • A graduating high school senior that lives within Dawson PPD’s territory boundaries or listed towns below.
  • A currently enrolled college student whose parents/guardians live within Dawson PPD’s territory boundaries.

Eligible town residence:

Applicants and/or their parent/guardian(s) must reside within Dawson PPD territory boundaries or in one of the following towns:

Amherst
Brady
Cozad
Eddyville
Elm Creek
Elwood
Eustis
Farnam

Gibbon
Gothenburg
Hershey
Kearney
Lexington
Maxwell
Miller
North Platte

Odessa
Overton
Pleasanton
Ravenna
Riverdale
Shelton
Smithfield
Sumner

Awarding of the scholarship:

The scholarship recipient shall receive a letter of notice by May 1.

The funds will be paid directly to the recipient upon their successful completion of the first semester or quarter after the awarded scholarship date with a grade point average of 2.0 or better, based on a 4.0 grading system. The recipient must provide a transcript with the earned grades and proof of enrollment for the following semester or quarter.

The fine print:

Dawson PPD offers one STEM Scholarship annually, worth $1,500. The scholarship committee may request an interview when making their final selection. Scholarship winners are not guaranteed internships or employment opportunities at Dawson PPD. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Recipients are eligible for one scholarship only.

 


STEM Scholarship Application

  • What is the name of the high school you are currently enrolled in? If you have graduated, please write N/A.
  • A sample of a school, 4-H or other project that shows innovation, practicality and/or your tech savvy.
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  • 1. Why are you applying for this scholarship?
    2. Describe your project.
    3. What inspired you to do this project?
    4. How does this project tie into the degree you are pursuing?
    5. What are your goals five years from now?
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