Monday, March 28, 2016

USA, California: Geysers Geothermal Association Offers $5,000 Scholarship

Geysers Geothermal Association - Fred Haley Memorial Scholarship

Attention High School Graduating Seniors:

The Geysers Geothermal Association (GGA), a non-profit trade association which is comprised of the various companies that constitute the geothermal industry in Lake, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, is pleased to announce the availability of the Fred Haley Memorial Scholarship.

There will be one (1) scholarship awarded to a high school senior whose has relatives that are directly involved and spend a majority of their working time in Geysers Geothermal field. The scholarship will be for $5,000. The scholarship program is one of the ways the GGA endeavors to be of service to the geothermal community.

Selection of recipients will be based upon the student's academic record, student activities, citizenship and an evaluation of the renewable energy related essay question.

Please note that there is no formal application form for applying for this scholarship. Your application must include:
  1. Current transcript through seven semesters of high school.
  2. List of student activities including offices held .
  3. List and brief description of all extracurricular and/or community activities.
  4. Statement of verification by the applicant's school counselor.
  5. One-page statement (essay) by the applicant about their future goals.
  6. Brief statement by the applicant's relative describing their work relationship to The Geysers Geothermal Field.
  7. One-page essay answering the following question. " If you could change your community or society in a positive way, what changes would you make and why?"
Applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2016. Successful recipients will be notified by June 10, 2016.

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