Powder River Energy Corporation/Foundation Scholarship
Powder River Energy Corporation awards at least 19 scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to qualifying graduates from 14 high schools in its service territory. The Powder River Energy Foundation Board of Directors selects the recipients.
To be eligible the applicant’s parents or legal guardians must be members of, and receive electric service from Powder River Energy. The applicant must be a student who is enrolled, or plans to enroll, in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or vocational technical school. The scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors graduating and qualifying college students.
The deadline for Powder River Energy Corporation Scholarship is February 28, 2020.
A scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be provided to one Crook Co. high school senior planning to enroll in a course of study in the agricultural or animal science field at a University or vocational/technical school in Wyoming, North Dakota, or South Dakota.
Scholarship proceeds will be paid directly to the school in the student’s name in equal amounts of $1,000 per semester upon satisfactory proof of having met the minimum GPA.
The scholarship award is rotated between the following Crook County high schools based on the schedule below, but applications will be accepted from students at each high school to ensure the availability of an alternate applicant if necessary:
- 2020 – Hulett High School
- 2021 – Moorcroft High School
- 2022 – Sundance High School
Barb and Bill Geis Memorial Scholarship
$400 to $1,000 to qualifying seniors from Coal Country FFA or Gillette FFA in Campbell County, who are pursuing careers benefitting the agriculture industry. The deadline for Barb and Bill Geis Memorial Scholarship is March 2, 2020.