Energizing Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    May 05, 2024
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    5310 S. Alston Ave.
    Bldg 300
    Durham, NC 27713
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    Cypress Creek Renewables is proud to launch the Energizing Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship program! Scholarships are being granted to students in seven counties in seven states across the USA. We are committed to making an impact in the communities in which we develop and operate our solar projects, and new counties will be announced each year. Awardees of the scholarship program will each receive a $1,000, one-year, non-renewable scholarship to use for tuition, housing, or books/materials needed for their program of study. Our goal is to help young people be successful and learn more about exciting opportunities in the growing field of solar and renewable energy and STEM-related fields.

    Scholarship recipients must be graduating high school seniors who attend school within the boundaries of one of the following counties: Klickitat County, WA; Venango County, PA; Livingston County, IL; Galveston County, TX; Elbert County, CO; Suffolk County, NY; or Davidson County, NC. Scholarships will be granted to students pursuing 4-year, 2-year, or certificate programs at an accredited community college or university. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest in a career in the renewable energy industry or a STEM-related field but all eligible students are welcome to apply. Proof of enrollment will be required prior to fund dispersal, and scholarships will be paid directly to the college or university.

    The scholarship program is open to students attending public, charter, or private schools, or who are home-schooled, within the boundaries of one of the eligible counties.

    Selection Criteria:
    Academic, athletic, leadership, or other involvement throughout their high school career (community, clubs, volunteer, work, etc.)

    Awards and recognition at school, in the community, and/or through personal activities and/or overall GPA

    The quality of the student's Personal Statement with preference given to students planning to pursue a career in the renewable energy industry or a STEM-related major

    Creativity and quality of required video

    Scholarships shall be awarded on an objective and non-discriminatory basis, with neither race, creed, color, sex, age, religion nor disability being considered.

    Additional Information:

    Scholarship Committee

    All applications shall be reviewed by a committee comprised of Cypress Creek Renewables staff members. Recipients will be presented with the scholarship at their high school senior awards program, via mail, or at a school or community event mutually agreed upon by both parties.

    Visit www.ccrenew.com/scholarships for more details.

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