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STEM SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Deadline

The Dawson PPD Utility Line Scholarship deadline is March 14, 2022.

About The STEM Scholarship

Dawson PPD offers one STEM Scholarship annually, worth $1,500. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The 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 2.

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.

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      5. What are your goals five years from now?
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