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 provides scholarship funds to 18 area high schools within the Cooperative’s service territory. Applications can be picked up at the high school guidance counselor’s office. The student returns the completed application to the guidance counselor and the high school’s scholarship committee reviews and awards the scholarship.
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 507-367-7000 or 800-214-2694.