Scholarships

Scholarships

Application Deadline: January 31, 2017

Scholarship Application

This year, United Power will award 16 scholarships for a total of $18,500 to students who are either served by the cooperative, or dependents of members. Scholarships are awarded based on overall academic performance taking into account grade point average, ACT and SAT scores, extra-curricular activities, and a brief essay.

The following scholarships are available:

  • $1,000 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship. One scholarship available for any post-secondary accredited institution.
  • $2,000 United Power Colorado College Scholarships. Two scholarships available for a United Power customer or customer dependent attending a public Colorado university or college.
  • $1,000 Lois Lesser Scholarship. One scholarship available for a United Power customer or customer dependent pursuing a degree in education.
  • $1,000 Bill Berens Memorial Scholarship. One scholarship available for a United Power or customer dependent pursuing a degree in engineering.
  • $1,000 Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association Scholarships. One scholarship available for any post-secondary accredited institution of higher education.
  • $1,500 Youth Leadership Scholarship. One scholarship available for any post-secondary accredited institution of higher education. This scholarship is evaluated primarily on community service activities, a record of leadership activities, and volunteer efforts.
  • $1,000 United Power Book Scholarships. Nine scholarships available for any freshman entering any post-secondary accredited institution of higher education. United Power will make every attempt to award one scholarship to each of the following schools/attendance areas: Brighton, Frederick, Ft. Lupton, Mead, Mountain Territory, Prairie View, Eagle Ridge, Weld Central and one at “at-large” award.

Only one application is needed to apply for all available scholarships.

 
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