Utility Line Scholarship

dean-front-cutoutThe Dawson PPD Utility Line Scholarship deadline is March 15, 2019.

The $1,500 Dawson Public Power District Utility Line Scholarship is available to applicants pursuing a degree in utility line. Applicants should be enrolled in a utility line program through any accredited college, university, trade school or community college.

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

What can I expect if I choose a career as a utility lineworker?

Dawson PPD offers the opportunity to ride along with a lineworker so you can see what the job entails. Contact Operations Manager Jeremy Kaiser to make arrangements. He can be reached by calling 308-324-2386 or email jkaiser (at) dawsonpower.com.

Class sizes are limited in utility line programs. Dawson PPD advises those interested in enrolling to contact schools as early as possible.

Awarding of the scholarship:

The scholarship recipient shall receive a letter of notice by May 1. The scholarship will be paid to the selected winner upon the completion of a diploma or Associates Degree of Applied Science in Utility Line.

The fine print:

Dawson PPD offers one Utility Line 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.


Utility Line Scholarship Application

  • What is the name of the high school you are currently enrolled in? If you have graduated, please write N/A.
  • A personal essay telling Dawson PPD why you are interested in studying utility line.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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