Twin Valleys Public Power District (TVPPD) will award one $3,000 scholarship to an individual that will attend Northeast Community College in Norfolk to begin a two-year utility line program of study, beginning the next school year.
The scholarship applicant must reside within the service territory of TVPPD, which includes Furnas and Harlan counties, and parts of Frontier, Gosper, Phelps and Red Willow counties.
- Over 6,500 residential, irrigation and commercial customers
- Over 2,500 miles of power lines in service area
- Headquarters in Cambridge, Nebraska
- Operations facility in Alma, Nebraska
- 23 full-time employees
- Facilities located in all or parts of six counties
TVPPD extends this scholarship with the intent that the recipient will work as a paid intern for TVPPD during the summer between their first and second years of schooling. Summer internship is necessary for successful completion of the Utility Line Program.
- Total scholarship amount of $3,000 will be awarded as follows: $1,500 upon satisfactory completion of year one and $1,500 upon satisfactory completion of year two. Disbursement of scholarship funds will be made directly to the student upon TVPPD’s receipt of a certified copy of each semester’s grade report.
- One scholarship will be awarded annually.
- Applicant must be a high school senior or high school graduate.
- The applicant must reside in the area served by Twin Valleys Public Power District (TVPPD). This includes all of Furnas and Harlan counties, and parts of Frontier, Gosper, Phelps and Red Willow counties. Also included are the villages of Bartley and Atlanta, and an area in Phelps County, located in TVPPD’s service territory, but served by Southern Power District.
- The Phil Young Scholarship Committee will choose one student as the recipient of this scholarship. TVPPD reserves the right to reject any or all applicants.
- Applicant shall submit a personal essay, not exceeding 350 words, telling why they are interested in the utility line program of study.
- Applicant GPA and class rank need to be included with the application. If applicant has attended college after high school graduation please include college transcripts.
- Applicant will have applied to the utility line program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska and will have been accepted or placed on a waiting list.
Please contact Al Rogers at (800) 658-4266 with any questions. Applications should be mailed by January 1st of each year to:
Director of Engineering & Operations
Twin Valleys Public Power District
P.O. Box 160
Cambridge, NE 69022