SVE to give way $12,000 in scholarships
November 22. 2013 9:54AM
Sioux Valley Energy is offering $12,000 in scholarships to eligible graduating high school seniors or first time attendees at an institution of higher education. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
Applications will be judged on the basis of grades, ACT or SAT test scores, work experience, school activities, volunteer community service and an essay question.
The majority of the scholarship funding comes from Operation Roundup funds, with additional monies from Basic Electric Power Cooperative and L&O Power Cooperative.
To be eligible:
• Be a graduating high school senior or first-time attendee at an institution of higher education.
• Plan to be a full-time student in an accredited college or vocational-technical school this fall.
• Be a child of a Sioux Valley Energy customer.
• Have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
• Provide a written recommendation from a teacher, administrator or counselor.
• One winner per family, per year.
Applications are available from the high school counselor, from any Sioux Valley Energy service center (Brandon, Colman or Pipestone, Minn.), and on the web at http://www.siouxvalleyenergy.com/myCommunity/Scholarship/index.html