Scholarships offered by People's Energy Cooperative are funded by unclaimed Capital Credits in accordance with state laws for unclaimed property.
To be eligible for scholarship funds, the student's parent or guardian must be a member of People's Energy Cooperative. The student will receive payment of the scholarship after the student shows completion of one semester from an accredited college or vocational/technical school.
High School Program
People's Energy Cooperative (PEC) has seventeen (17) $1,000 scholarships available for graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are members of the Cooperative. This includes home-schooled students and those open-enrolled in school districts outside our service territory.
Applicants must complete an application and submit it with a cover letter and high school transcript to the Cooperative by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018. Further details regarding the process are listed on the application.
Applications are available here. Please contact the Cooperative with questions by calling 800-214-2694.
A separate scholarship program has been established by People’s Energy Cooperative to encourage individuals to seek training as lineworkers. Students enrolled in or who plan to attend an approved regional lineworker training program are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Applications can be picked up at the school guidance counselor’s office where training occurs. The student returns the completed application to the guidance counselor and the school’s scholarship committee reviews and awards the scholarship.
For more information about People's Energy Cooperative scholarships, call the Cooperative office at 800-214-2694.