Deadline for SMUD Powering Futures Scholarship is June 28

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SMUD has launched a new scholarship for local students. The Powering Futures Scholarship is a special program to award up to 21 local students up to $5,000 each for college.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a current high school senior or graduate; have earned a GED certificate; or currently be a post-secondary undergraduate student.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college/university in the US in the fall of 2016.
  • Be a SMUD customer living in SMUD’s service area, or have a SMUD customer as a legal guardian.

Awards will be based on merit and financial need with a preference for students with a declared science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major.

Some scholarships will also include a paid internship in 2017.

Click here for more information or to apply for the scholarship.